Yesterday, images of the above commemorative coin started appearing online, Jim Acosta leading the Snark Pack with this tweet.
Acosta’s readers, all fellow TrumpHaters, blamed Trump himself for the coin, accused Trump of designing it, laughing that Trump himself created the words Supreme Leader to describe Un.
But like so much news out of “journalists” today, they jump, then find out the real story is far from their original claim. Funny how that works.
Here’s the real deal on the coins.
Soooooooooo, Acosta later slid in a here’s an update on CoinGate tweet with the above photo as explanation, but as you might imagine, the second tweet went barely noticed, hardly RTd, with Acosta knowing full well his original tweet was going to be taken as fact. David Axelrod also jumped on the CoinGate bandwagon, as I’m sure many others did too. This is how Fake News works!
Totally off topic, a reader sent this meme to me yesterday and since I can’t find a way of creating a whole post around it, I’m going to drop it in here, at the end. Funny.
To wit, my favorite reporter Sharyl Attkisson thinks the shit is about the hit the fan. Tic tic tic.
Happy Tuesday. The sun yesterday was a welcome treat but it was short lived. Today is cloudy with a chance of meatballs, rain too. Bah humbug.