I have your answer in two words: “Gateway Pundit.”
Radio host Sean Hannity on Tuesday embraced a piece of fake news about President Obama deleting endorsements of Hillary Clinton from his Twitter account.
Hannity used the made-up news to claim that President Obama’s legacy might be “jail.”
The deleted-tweets claim could have been disproven by a quick Twitter search.
Later in the day, Hannity tweeted a correction and apologized.
Hannity later explained where the fake news came from. Here is Hannity’s tweeted correction:
The key there is the phrase: “Live on radio I read a gateway pundit report” . . .
He went full Gateway Pundit.
Never go full Gateway Pundit.