All the hype over the giant “Trump baby” blimp slated to fly over London protests turned out to be ‘fake news.’
And CNN reporting from the scene with live updates scored more mockery for the network already deemed to be full of hot (anti-Trump) air.
“The infamous Trump baby balloon has taken to the skies,” CNN announced as correspondent Nick Patton Walsh gave “the latest” developments.
Walsh admitted there were “obviously not many major, stunning developments,” on the balloon which was flying about 30 feet in the air.
The riveting bit of journalism earned plenty of commentary for CNN, which already had its share of ridicule after President Trump refused to take a question from Jim Acosta during a press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May.
This is CNN
— 老外 (@Laowai250) July 13, 2018
Hey, @CNN are you embarrassed yet??
— Arte Mesia (@MesiaArte) July 13, 2018
Good they focus on the balloon and continue not to get questions at press conferences. Lose lose for them
— Trooper’s Mom (@troopermylove) July 13, 2018
and @CNN looks ridiculous covering it.
— Christine North (@4Libertyinlaw) July 13, 2018
— Judi Elliott (@JudiElliott) July 13, 2018
Leave it to @CNN fake news to make a blimp out of a balloon.
Does ANYBODY actually watch them anymore?
— time2trade (@time2trade2) July 13, 2018
Jim Acosta should try asking it some questions.
— Billy H (@BillyH4481) July 13, 2018
Probably the only real development for many was the fact that the much-hyped blimp was not a blimp at all.
That is literally it. pic.twitter.com/PSNnxHsgDm
— Fred (@confitcanard) July 13, 2018
All week I’ve been hearing this thing was a “blimp.” Now it’s a giant balloon. https://t.co/BVz3HD0O52
— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) July 13, 2018
— Alex Griswold (@HashtagGriswold) July 13, 2018
That is also not a “giant” balloon. We were promised a blimp-sized Baby Trump soaring over London. This is just some hippies with a largish balloon. #FakeBlimp
— Angus T. Kirk (@angusparvo) July 13, 2018
They hyped it as being as big as, um, Big Ben. https://t.co/3iVJX4MbGS
— Cuffy (@CuffyMeh) July 13, 2018
I’m laughing, but not for the reason the balloon boys wanted me to! They owned themselves
— Brad Sutton (@bwsttn) July 13, 2018
Seems the left will never learn, but the rest of us will have fun watching Trump own them without even trying.
Trump’s super power is that the people mocking him always end up looking sillier than he does. https://t.co/zzrig1ujnN
— John Hayward (@Doc_0) July 13, 2018
I’ve seen bigger balloons at Party City TBH.
— Babushka Bot (@chart_babs) July 13, 2018
Giant? You “journalists” ever stand around 33rd and Broadway on Thanksgiving morning?
— Tony Bruno (@TonyBrunoShow) July 13, 2018
— Jim Treacher (@jtLOL) July 13, 2018
It’s a pool float. You inflated a pool float.
— Cuffy (@CuffyMeh) July 13, 2018
— Daradol (@Daradol1) July 13, 2018
Giant? You goofy bastards will spin ANYTHING! ??
— Lady Stevie ? ⚔ ? (@StevieRenee3) July 13, 2018
Lol…. seems the Media story had more hot air than the actual balloon ?
— Yankee Jenn (@northcountryjen) July 13, 2018
This will be as effective as Hillary; that is, not at all.
— RightWired (ShadowBanned) (@_donaldson) July 13, 2018
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