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Top Sarah Palin aide blasts ‘Game Change’ movie as ‘fiction’

A top aide to Sarah Palin says the upcoming HBO movie documenting the 2008 presidential campaign is a work of fiction based on “manipulating history.”

In a statement provided to The Washington Post, SarahPAC treasurer Tim Crawford said HBO’s “Game Change,” which is based on a popular book by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann and debuts next month, is likely to be riddled with falsehoods.

“I haven’t seen HBO’s latest effort at manipulating history,” Crawford said. “However, based upon the description and reports from people who have viewed the film ‘Game Change,’ HBO has distorted, twisted and invented facts to create a false narrative and attract viewers. They call it a docu-drama; there is little “docu” in it. HBO must add a disclaimer that this movie is fiction.”

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