CNN Analyst Admits He Made Up Pro-Impeachment Propaganda
The Impeachment trial is still only a few days in and some Dems are already trying to create a narrative that better fits their anti-Trump views. CNN Analyst Joe Lockhart tried to give his fellow Trump-haters hope and tweeted about overhearing two GOP Senators that were supposedly swayed by the House Managers. His tweet has received over 10k shares and been liked over 40k times. But Lockhart maybe ten minutes later realized that his story would never hold water and recanted. But for some reason, his followers are not interested in spreading that truth...
"Overheard convo between two Republican Senators who only watch Fox News. "is this stuff real? I haven't heard any of this before. I thought it was all about a server. If half the stuff Schiff is saying is true, we're up shit's creek. Hope the White House has exculpatory evidence."
The less popular tweet where he admits it was B.S.
"Ok maybe I made up the convo, but you know that's exactly what they're thinking."
There was, of course, an outcry as a CNN Analyst was blatantly misleading the public and the best response probably came from Turning Point USA's Charlie Kirk.
"Hey, @CNN—will there be any consequences for your Political Analyst sharing fake news on Twitter?
Or will he continue to be allowed on air just like the rest of the Never-Trump liars you give a platform to?"
Lockhart did not appreciate being put in his place so he responded to his many critics claiming this was all satire and no big deal.
"Everyone relax. This is satire. Satire to make the point that Senators that are deciding the President's fate who only watch Fox News have never heard this stuff before. Because Fox is part of the coverup."
But Lockhart was clearly offended that people took him seriously, I guess he thought they knew better since he works at CNN. So he tweeted again clearly hurt by the criticism.
"Seems like I poked the bear today. The purveyors of Pizzagate and the Seth Rich conspiracy are lecturing me on honesty. I told a joke, you guys are a destructive joke that is killing our democracy. Other than that, hope you’re enjoying the trial and have a nice evening."
And CNN wonders why people don't take them seriously...