A White House reporter became the target of ridicule after he claimed he was asked a question about President Trump.
Brian Karem, Executive Editor for The Sentinel Newspapers and the White House correspondent for Playboy Magazine, tweeted that he was asked “Why does the President hate me?” by a young boy.
A young Hispanic boy.
Who recognized his press credentials while randomly riding on the Metro.
Met a young Hispanic boy while riding Metro. Saw my press credentials and asked me “why does the President hate me?” @realDonaldTrump
— Brian J. Karem (@BrianKarem) August 24, 2017
So the boy followed enough fake news from the media to worry that the president hated him?
Trump supporters and other members of the media unleashed on Karem, who made headlines in June for interrupting deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during a press briefing.
Because of rude, unhinged reporters like you, Brian. pic.twitter.com/vTPJnVU7A6
— Judge Smails ⛳️ (@JacobsBladder) August 24, 2017
Was he 9 years old? Because it’s usually 9 year olds who share that kind of insight.
— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) August 24, 2017
Kids don’t watch press briefings…. and have no idea of your relationship to the president…. #FakeNews
— Nik Lentz (@NikLentz) August 25, 2017
Do you also carry War and Peace with the cover facing out? https://t.co/OSRjujZlIU
— Mike Cernovich 🇺🇸 (@Cernovich) August 25, 2017
— John Cardillo (@johncardillo) August 24, 2017
— Cristina Laila (@cristinalaila1) August 24, 2017
— Kathryn Faulkner (@katkner) August 25, 2017
Of course this happened.
I mean, 8 year old boys on the subway are ALWAYS striking up conversations with strange men pic.twitter.com/OcD3TFL9Uo
— RoadBeer McAllister (@themanfronUNCLE) August 24, 2017
What a cute, made up story!
— Amanda Bealmear (@mbealmear) August 25, 2017
The merciless mockery continued, as many Twitter users showed Karem that two can play that game.
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Quit making up stories. That stunt was used years ago and We didn’t fall for it then and not falling for it now. Give it up.
— Ren Brewster (@VWAudiPorsche) August 25, 2017
— Stefan Molyneux (@StefanMolyneux) August 25, 2017
Met a young Hispanic boy while walking in my neighborhood. He saw my Trump hat and asked me why democrats want to keep his family poor.#MAGA
— Granny (@pambridgetoday) August 25, 2017
@BrianKarem walking my dog today with my MAGA hat and a young boy walking with his mom says why does the news lie all the time? True story😎
— Isaac Marquez (@mar0593) August 24, 2017
Met an young man whose parents came here legally, he asked me why so many illegals do not respect our law.
— Ian Long (@realIanlong) August 25, 2017
Met a white kid asked why everyone assumed he was a Nazi because he was white
— Dr. Cash (@JMCash90) August 25, 2017
Young boy asks a Playboy employee about the president?
— Sam Burnham (@C_SamBurnham) August 25, 2017
If he was woke enough to recognize your credentials, he was woke enough to engage in a robust discussion about illegal immigration.
— Hana Five O (@HanaFiveO) August 25, 2017
And most rational intelligent adults would assure the boy the President doesn’t hate him. But that doesn’t make for good click bait.
— TheLongVersion⚠️ (@thelongversion) August 24, 2017
Every time Brian talks, I just remember that he is the White House reporter for Playboy. That makes me laugh every single time.
— Jason (@JasonTLouis) August 25, 2017
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