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Best Tweets About the Michael Flynn Resignation

  • by: Maarten Schenk
  • (Tue, 14 Feb 2017 10:43:03 Z)

Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn resigned in the wake of a scandal involving potentially illicit discussions about sanctions against Russia. Predictably Twitter has erupted over the news. Here is a selection of the most notable tweets:

As the news started breaking

There was a lot of speculation going on:

Of course some people took the opportunity to get a bit snarky:

Even Hillary got a dig in, with a retweet referencing an infamous fake news story involving a pizza joint in Washington.

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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