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CNN v HansAssholeSolo: Trump’s Reddit meme tweet exposes the old media’s thin skin

by | 6th, July 2017

trump cnn meme When Donald Trump tweeted a meme made by Reddit user  HansAssholeSolo , CNN were upset. The meme was a mash-up of footage of Trump wrestling WWE CEO Vince McMahon to the deck in 2007 altered so that McMahon’s face was replaced with CNN’s logo.

Trump and CNN are at loggerheads. He says they broadcast fake news to an anti-him agenda. They say he’s America’s enemy. HansAssholeSolo morphed this sad war of words into an actual fight. Joke. Geddit?

CNN didn’t. It’s issued a threat. No, not to Trump. They’re threatening HansAssholeSolo. If he lampoons  CNN ever again, the broadcaster will stop talking truth to power and attack. Judgmental  CNN reporter Andrew Kaczynski says CNN  “reserves the right to publish his identity” if he commits “ugly behaviour on social media again”. To some this sounds like blackmail “. Take on the corporation and you will pay. Comply or else. That Kaczynski’s makes his threat beneath the headline “How CNN found the Reddit user behind the Trump wrestling GIF” only adds to the absurdity. Unless the BBC can discover which leg Trump puts first into his trousers, that Pulitzer’s in the bag.

In a lengthy apology, a worried HansAssholeSolo  says :

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