This afternoon, CNN posted a story claiming that some of Marco Rubio’s “advisers” think he should drop out of the GOP presidential race:

But CNN’s article didn’t sit well with some tweeters, who smelled something fishy:

https://twitter.com/GKChestertone/status/706977804336947200

Rubio’s campaign is pushing back against the story:

And his comms director Alex Conant went on CNN to call B.S.:

That’s putting it mildly.

Here’s the video:

CNN is taking a beating on Twitter:

For what it’s worth:

***

Update:

This doesn’t exactly bolster CNN’s case:

“Source”? Hmmm.

***

Update:

That doesn’t reflect terribly well on CNN, does it?