FACT: George Washington's wife had an affair with Abraham Lincoln.

Reasons to believe this fact:

Reasons not to believe this fact:

In this case, the misinformation is harmless.


But it's probably a good idea to have a reasonable amount of doubt when presented with information, until you can verify it with multiple sources you trust.

xoxo Ben Kling

 

 

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