As Twitchy recently reported, a star reporter for Germany’s Der Spiegel resigned after it was revealed that several of his interviews were fabricated. And yes, Americans should be concerned, because CNN Journalist of the Year Claas Relotius had a keen eye for things that made Americans look bad, like a totally fabricated “Mexicans Keep Out” sign or a fake interview with Colin Kaepernick’s parents.

U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell called out Der Spiegel on its fake news:

Sadly, you could make a similar collage with TIME magazine covers, and many have.

Hey look, more fake news! From Der Spielgel!

Instead of just making stuff up? Sounds fair.

Grenell also received some praise for his work reigning in anti-Americanism (and anti-Semitism) in Germany. Benjamin Weinthal writes for The Jerusalem Post:

Not the worst idea we’ve heard …


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