Hannity Tweets Apology for Sharing False Report on Michelle Obama Deleting Clinton Tweets


sean-hannity-04152015Sean Hannity has recently started to indulge more in what one might call tabloid conspiracies, but today he did apologize after sharing one.

See, Hannity keeps up with the site The Gateway Pundit, and one of the posts up earlier today was titled “Rats Jump Ship=> Michelle Obama Did Scrubs Hillary Clinton from Twitter History?”

WOW WHAT A BOMBSHELL except for the fact that this didn’t happen.

What was the evidence of this? That @MichelleObama apparently hasn’t tweeted anything since early 2013.

The only problem here is that the main Twitter account the FLOTUS uses is, well, @FLOTUS.

Somewhere in the “game of telephone,” as CNN puts it, declarations that President Obama and Elizabeth Warren did the same followed suit. Both of these are, too, untrue:

Hannity ended up being told about this on the radio today and reacted by saying, “Wow. That means they know it’s huge.”

Yes, this whole thing is apparently about the Obamas and Warren wanting to distance themselves from Clinton over the emails.

Hannity later tweeted this:

You can listen to the audio above, via The Sean Hannity Show.

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