CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski is fighting back against accusations that his article on the Reddit user who created the Trump–WWE GIF was basically extortion:

And it’s our fault for misinterpreting the line in his story that sounds whole lot like extortion:

This might not be the best way to spin the extortion threat, eh?

And he’s mad that people are misreporting the Reddit guy’s age:

Yes … it’s good to get information correct:

Flashback: Remember when Kaczynski got caught spreading misinformation?

As Kaczynski dug in last night and this morning, the hashtag #CNNBlackmail became the No. 1 trending topic in the United States:


And expect a whole lot of new CNN memes like this one:

More to come.