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That includes Tim Booyer, 57, a welder who had fretted for months about worrisome Facebook posts detailing the vaccines’ purported side effects.
‘A RUSH TO GET SHOTS’ARIANA EUNJUNG CHA, ROSE HANSEN, JACQUELINE DUPREEJULY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In an Instagram post on May 12, the university’s Campus Dining division disputed a purported claim by the Chick fil-A that the company would be opening an on campus outlet.
DEFENDING CHICK-FIL-A, LINDSEY GRAHAM VOWS TO “GO TO WAR”BRODY LEVESQUEJULY 16, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
It’s emotion-laundering, retrofitting a structure of purported analysis and evidence onto which those nonrational assessments can be hung.
THE ALARMING DOWNWARD SPIRAL OF THE ELECTION-FRAUD CONSPIRACY THEORYPHILIP BUMPJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This last group also got a pamphlet explaining the purported evidence supporting this oil to further entice them to believe it would work.
WHAT ACTUALLY WORKS FOR MUSCLE RECOVERY—AND WHAT DOESN’TEMPIREJUNE 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It includes a lengthy list of complicated-looking data scrolling rapidly over the screen, the analyst himself — his face blurred — and a table of information about the points of origin of the purported hacks.
MIKE LINDELL’S ‘FRAUD’ ALLEGATIONS ARE EVEN MORE RIDICULOUS THAN YOU MIGHT THINKPHILIP BUMPJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They say they had heard about hackable software and seen video of purported ballot manipulation.
THE MESS IN MARICOPADAN ZAKMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The teacher, in the letter’s telling, had had an inappropriate sexual relationship with the purported student who had written it.
HOW THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT CAME TO INVESTIGATE REP. MATT GAETZMATT ZAPOTOSKY, MICHAEL SCHERERAPRIL 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That official, Barbara Cegavske, was taken to task less for failing to answer questions about purported fraud than her failure to treat them as serious in the first place.
A TOP REPUBLICAN IN NEVADA IS CENSURED BY THE PARTY FOR ACKNOWLEDGING REALITYPHILIP BUMPAPRIL 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As for the purported side effects, it’s important to keep the context in mind.
WHAT THE HECK IS GOING ON WITH THE ASTRAZENECA VACCINE IN EUROPE?UMAIR IRFANMARCH 19, 2021VOX
In a speech shortly before the Capitol was locked down that day, he deployed his practiced debate-team tenor in service of just-raising-some-questions about purported fraud.
CRUZ HAD MORE REPUBLICAN COVER TRYING TO UNDERMINE THE 2020 ELECTION THAN HE DID GOING ON VACATIONPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO PURPORTED

  • alleged
  • apparent
  • asserted
  • likely
  • presumed
  • presupposed
  • purported
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