The Barry Switzer story is amazing. Remember when he joked he'd be "Secretary of Offense"? He hadn't met w Trump. He went to the Starbucks. https://t.co/SsVdYIDaaN
— Kristen S Anderson (@KSoltisAnderson) December 22, 2016
Remember that story from a few weeks ago about legendary college and pro football coach Barry Switzer scoring a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump?
Yeah … it never happened. According to Switzer, he was just “jerking people around” and actually just went into Trump Tower for Starbucks. From Politico:
— Sam Stein (@samsteinhp) December 22, 2016
Here are just a few of the pool reporters and outlets who fell for Switzer’s gag:
Ex-Oklahoma & Dallas Cowboys coach Barry Switzer among today's Trump Tower visitors, per pool report. Not clear if he met @realDonaldTrump
— George Bennett (@gbennettpost) December 7, 2016
Barry Switzer, leaving Trump Tower after "great" meeting, says @realDonaldTrump wants to "make the wishbone great again."
— Terrence Dopp (@tdopp) December 7, 2016
— The Associated Press (@AP) December 8, 2016
— Alan Peppard (@AlanPeppard) December 8, 2016
— NBC DFW (@NBCDFW) December 8, 2016
Remember, reporters: Never. Trust. Anyone.