Bogus rumor: Column of tanks headed to Ferguson, Mo.

We’re seeing lots and lots of tweets tonight about a column of tanks that is supposedly headed toward Ferguson, Mo.:

To his credit, this dude is a little skeptical:

Good question.

Are we the only ones who find it odd that the exact same photo is being tweeted over and over again?  If there really are tanks approaching Ferguson, wouldn’t we expect to see more than one photo of them?

And another thing: We realize Twitter is often ahead of the MSM, but wouldn’t the presence of tanks be reported by at least one reputable media outlet?

Are we the only ones who have heard of Photoshop?

Editor’s note:

We changed the headline of this post. The original headline was, “Best rumor of the night: Column of tanks headed to Ferguson, Mo.”

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