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Conspiracy theory falsely links Obama to personal chef's paddleboarding death

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2023
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A July 29 Instagram post (direct link, archive link) shows a photo of former President Barack Obama on the golf course alongside a closeup of his face and what appears to be bandaged fingers.

“This is the very first picture taken of Barack Hussein Obama just days after his personal chef, Tafari Campbell, mysteriously died in three feet of water at Obama’s home in Martha’s Vineyard,” reads the caption. “Golfing, no care in the world. Black eye. Cuts on his hands. As if he got into a fight. VERY odd.”

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