The following story has brought with it very similar reactions, most of which are some form of sarcastic comment along the lines of this:
What would we do without experts.
— Random Old Guy (@GerryDales) March 5, 2022
With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ongoing, ABC News thought it was a good time to report what the “experts” are saying about kids in war zones:
Experts say kids in war zones are at increased risk of anxiety and depression. https://t.co/DVpltbBAqa
— ABC News (@ABC) March 5, 2022
Oh my goodness. Really, what would we do without the media?
Wow. Really glad it took experts to figure this out. https://t.co/NYso7pNIcK
— Katie Pavlich (@KatiePavlich) March 5, 2022
Did ABC News really think that could come as surprising information to anybody?
— Delmonicos_OK | USA🇺🇸 (@LongbranchOK) March 5, 2022
you’re trolling us
— Jessica O’Donnell (@heckyessica) March 5, 2022
The crazy part is…. The person who wrote the article and the person who tweeted it actually get paid a salary by ABC News…..
— chris K (@ckunko8) March 5, 2022
— Mike Parker (@MJP1313) March 5, 2022
By “experts” ABC News must be referring to Captain Obvious.
I'll alert the Pulitzer people!
— Tony FJB Bruno (@TonyBrunoShow) March 5, 2022
BREAKING NEWS: Being in a war zone is bad. Thank you ABC https://t.co/eql306unRX
— GWardHome (@gwardhome) March 5, 2022
Must’ve taken the experts years to figure this one out https://t.co/8ISLdRpt2v
— 🇺🇸 (@The1Justin) March 5, 2022
Also, has any word taken a bigger credibility hit in the last couple of years than “experts”? Here are just a few recent examples: