Trump postpones his fake "Fake News Awards"
- Author: Sonia Alvarado Jan 08, 2018,
Jan 08, 2018, 1:15
As you can see in the tweet above, the president is citing interest that "is far greater than anyone could have anticipated" as a possible reason for the date change. "Stay tuned!", he wrote.
He added: "Subjects will cover Dishonesty and Bad Reporting in various categories from the Fake News Media".
Colbert's entry, styled like a movie poster, enters all "categories" including "fakest dishonesty", "corruptest fakeness", and "smallest button", in reference to Trump's Tuesday tweet that his "nuclear button" is bigger and more powerful than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's.
"Jake Tapper of Fake News CNN just got destroyed in his interview with Stephen Miller of the Trump Administration".
Late night hosts took advantage of Trump's latest invention to poke fun at the president - and put themselves up for the honor, of course.
Samantha Bee put out this ad asking to be recognized for'shrillest reporting
Trump has regularly slammed the coverage of his campaign and time in the White House.
Mr Trump's awards have been met with widespread mirth with U.S. talk show hosts offering themselves up for consideration for the awards.
The ad includes a photo of Trevor as well as some quotes calling the show "monotonous ... liberal dogma" and "a fake news show".
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