Texas Official Posts Fake Photo Of Obama With Che Guevara Shirt (PHOTO)

Texas state agriculture commissioner Sid Miller posted a fake photo of President Barack Obama holding up a Che Guevara T-shirt late Tuesday on Facebook, alongside a critique of the President’s decision to continue his Latin America trip after deadly terror attacks in Brussels.

The Houston Chronicle flagged Miller’s photo on Wednesday. Miller wrote that “Obama is laughing at us” and “doesn’t care” about the symbolism of a shirt depicting a Marxist revolutionary like Guevara.

Except, as the Chronicle pointed out, the photo of Obama that Miller posted is not only fake, but is based on a photo taken during a presidential visit to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2009. The T-shirt Obama held up in the original photo was printed with equations.

“President Obama refuses to return to the United States in order to meet with European leaders to discuss a response to today’s terror attacks in Brussels–attacks that severely injured a number of Americans,” Miller wrote in the post. “Instead, he remains in Cuba holding a shirt depicting the image of Che Guevara–one of the most reviled terrorists of the modern age–a murdering thug who was responsible for thousands of innocent deaths. President Obama is laughing at us. He understands the symbolism of this picture and yet he doesn’t care. I believe his actions are disgraceful. Do you agree?”

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Miller frequently makes controversial posts on social media, including one that suggested that the U.S. should use nuclear weapons against “the Muslim world.”

Here’s the doctored photo, which was still up as of press time:

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