As we’ve told you, many in the media went into immediate Trump-era “journalism” mode with their takes on an obvious Photoshop of Trump giving the dog who helped kill al-Baghdadi a medal after it was shared by the president on Twitter. If you missed it, here’s Trump’s tweet:
AMERICAN HERO! pic.twitter.com/XCCa2sGfsZ
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 30, 2019
Fortunately CNN’s Jim Acosta was there to help piece everything together by letting America in on some inside info:
A WH official said "the dog is not at the WH." https://t.co/eJLqBMyKna
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) October 30, 2019
The nation awaits Snopes’ final determination but for now we’ll take Jim Acosta’s word for it:
Wow, thanks for clarifying, Jim. Everyone totally thought this was real. It’s such a dangerous time to tell the truth out there. https://t.co/jjtyxFYL6p
— James Hasson (@JamesHasson20) October 30, 2019
The truth always prevails!
Hell of a scoop. https://t.co/BiiJ7hUMgT
— jon gabriel (@exjon) October 30, 2019
Good job sniffing this one out, Jim https://t.co/FG2cE29oUM
— Chuck Ross (@ChuckRossDC) October 30, 2019
Top notch journalism right here. 😂 https://t.co/iSMkGdCylp
— Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) October 30, 2019
Put another name on the “potential Pulitzer recipients” list.
Who that info will get you the Pulitzer
— Mike Parker (@MJP1313) October 30, 2019
Stellar reporting as always.
— Zombeeb 🎃 (@bebe_strange) October 30, 2019
Because dumbass "journalists" actually questioned the validity of the photo. https://t.co/1p28wk13w1
— Chicks On The Right (@chicksonright) October 30, 2019
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) October 30, 2019
It has to make you wonder:
Maybe they really are this easily manipulated. 🤨 https://t.co/r7jgOji3MA
— Chad Felix Greene 🕷🎃 (@chadfelixg) October 30, 2019
Is it possible?