French politician accused of staging glacier summit photo
A French politician is fending off an “avalanche” of accusations that a photo on his Twitter page, in which he appears to be scaling a vertical summit in the Alps, is actually fake.
Eric Woerth, a conservative MP, posted the photo on Monday with the caption: “Always on the front foot.”
The photo quickly went viral, with users accusing at the 63-year-old politician of tilting the angle to make it seem as if he was scaling the Aiguille d’Argentière in the Alps.
Others pointed out odd features that would defy the laws of physics: Firstly, there are two people visible in the…