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Claim: Image reproduces a test scoresheet showing Sarah Palin's high school grades and SAT scores.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, September 2008]
Origins: Altering photographs of politicians to make them
There are several contextual clues that would give this image (which was part of a spurious
We don't need contextual clues to debunk this image as phony, however. It's clearly a manipulated version of a genuine test report belonging to Dawn Eden, who posted it on her own blog back in January 2004:
Ms. Eden noted in an
Gawker fell for a forgery that purported to be Sarah Palin's SAT scoresheet but was actually a PhotoshopLast updated: 21 October 2008
The forger lowered the grades and scores on the printout to make Palin, an honor-society member, look like a mediocre
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