A Roblox fan with questions posed as a White House reporter. Why was deception necessary?

12/04/2021 Uncategorized

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A Roblox fan with questions posed as a White House reporter. Why was deception necessary?

Over the past few weeks, an intrepid reporter by the name of Kacey “Lego” Montagu has been able to ask White House press secretary Jen Psaki a number of questions without even being present.

White House reporters have been fielding questions from press who cannot physically be in the room due to coronavirus protocols. Through this, Montagu has been able to ask questions passed on by other reporters regarding ambassadorships, COVID-19 travel bans, and Biden’s response to a hack at Microsoft.

One interesting note, however: Montagu isn’t a reporter. In fact, it’s likely “Kacey Montagu” doesn’t exist at all. The revelation that a fake persona posing as a White House reporter has been passing questions to the Biden administration was uncovered in a new report from Politico. It’s unclear who is behind “Montagu.”  Read more…

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