When anti-migrant sentiment is the dish of the day this is what we can expect more of. Why does anyone do this? Apparently the anti-migrant groups were all over the story up until they found out it was a hoax. Oops.
Girl Faked Anti-Illegal Immigration Sign Attack, Official Says – FOX News
Created: Wednesday, 09 Apr 2008, 3:54 PM CDT
Melanie Bowers of Athens claimed she was attacked.
Girl Attacked for Anti-Illegal Immigration Sign
A girl who claimed she was injured by a group of Hispanic students because of a class project lied about the attack, a school official said.
Melanie Bowers, 13, had claimed that a group of middle school students physically assaulted and threatened to rape her because of the anti-illegal immigration poster she created for a class project, which instructed students to craft a protest sign.