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Funniest Tweets about Court Not Reinstating Trump Immigration Ban

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Fri, 10 Feb 2017 10:14:10 Z)

Yesterday was not a good day for President Trump's immigration ban. As is customary in these times everything could be seen unfolding live on twitter. First there was this:

Followed by this:

And the inevitable:

Which some people thought was funny:

And which also begs the logical question:

Of course, this opens possibilities:

And Hillary Clinton also got a shot in:

Of course the Vice President had to respond:

So did Kellyanne Conway:

What a time to be alive!

About the author:

Maarten Schenk is our resident expert on fake news and hoax websites. He likes to go beyond just debunking trending fake news stories and is endlessly fascinated by the dazzling variety of psychological and technical tricks used by the people and networks who intentionally spread made-up things on the internet.  He can often be found at conferences and events about fake news, disinformation and fact checking when he is not in his office in Belgium monitoring and tracking the latest fake article to go viral.

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