Sarah Ledford (@sarahjledford) November 25, 2012
Oh, dear. So, that happened.
In a cafe w abc on w no sound. Ben Affleck on w headline "actor trying to end war in Africa."—
Dave Seminara (@DaveSem) November 25, 2012
Not only did ABC’s ‘This Week’ choose to have on noted political expert, actor Ben Affleck to discuss Africa, but they credited him with super hero powers. He’s totally ending war and stuff!
According to the news, Ben Affleck is single handedly trying to end the war in Africa.—
That Guy (@YesIamThatGuy) November 25, 2012
He’s heard things.
"I'm hearing about brutal and terrible things going on in Congo." Actor Ben Affleck lamented on ABC's "ThisWeek".—
Samuel Ogundipe (@SamuelOgundipe) November 25, 2012
And look at his super serious face with hand gestures.
Geoffrey York, a correspondent for The Globe and The Mail, weighs in with some well-deserved snark.
ABC is ramping up its coverage of the Goma crisis today by bravely interviewing Ben Affleck for his analysis.—
Geoffrey York (@geoffreyyork) November 25, 2012
Double oh, dear. When you’ve lost fellow journalists …
Indeed. Hilarious, yet oh-so-sad. Twitter users can’t stop giggling.
“@geoffreyyork: ABC is ramping up its coverage of the Goma crisis today by bravely interviewing Ben Affleck for his analysis.”
GOP Fashionista (@GOPfashionista) November 25, 2012
ABC is so courageous! Bravely interviewing an actor.
Twitter users also snarkily point out Mr. Affleck’s expertise.
But, hey, maybe Affleck really is single-handedly ending war with this promise.
Ben Affleck is trying to end the war in Africa by promising to never screen "Gigli."—
Warren Holstein (@WarrenHolstein) November 25, 2012
Dear ABC: We are laughing at you, not with you.