How much of this illustration, now zooming around the Internet, is actually "true"? I don't know. But if you haven't seen it yet, enjoy.
The top part, a picture of Chappelle during his TV heyday, does indeed appear to come from a Chappelle's Show episode in March, 2003
. You can see it around time 0:22 of the clip below. Could the Fox News screen capture at the bottom possibly be legit? Versus photoshopped? I guess anything is possible. [Shocker update
! The Fox part is a fake
.] Either way, thanks to Damien Ma
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is a staff writer at The Atlantic
and has written for the magazine since the late 1970s. He has reported extensively from outside the United States and once worked as President Jimmy Carter's chief speechwriter. He and his wife, Deborah Fallows
, are the authors of the 2018 book Our Towns: A 100,000-Mile Journey Into the Heart of America
, which was a national best seller and is the basis of a forthcoming HBO documentary.