It was epic, but we’ll get to that. First, some background:

Snort. Why? Well, as Twitchy readers know, the idiots over at Vox spread the lie that Hong Kong protesters were putting their hands up … in solidarity with Ferguson. That really happened and it was rightly mocked. A WaPo reporter embarrassed himself by defending the moronic lie. MSNBC and Donna Brazile also repeated the outlandish claim.

The mockery continues:

Enter MSNBC:


Well after the absurd lie was debunked. But it was even worse:


She is an MSNBC digital producer. How awkward!



And a kitten gets in on the mockery. Just because.



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‘You’re embarrassing yourself’: WaPo reporter defends Vox’s Hong Kong/Ferguson knee-slapper

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