No, The Washington Times didn't prematurely call the election for Al Gore in 2000, despite what Trump supporters want you to think.
A doctored photo of a newspaper headline reading 'President Gore' has been circulating online as Trump supporters try to prove it isn't all over for their candidate yet. The implication behind the image is that the media can call an election incorrectly before every last vote is counted: Al Gore eventually lost to George Bush after a tight race and a legal dispute.
But the image is fake.
And even though votes are still being counted in parts of Georgia and North Carolina, Biden's lead is already significant enough for him to be definitively declared president elect of the United States. No matter what Trump, his campaign or his most ardent supporters might think.
One of the people who shared the doctored photo was Trump's director of communications, Timothy Murtaugh. In trying to prove that the mainstream media is "fake news" for declaring a Biden victory, he helped a fake image spread like wildfire through certain sections of the internet.
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