CNN blackmailed Reddit user HanAssholeSolo for creating the “Trump beating up on CNN wrestling video.” They got him to apologize by threatening to reveal his real name. There is only one problem….the video HanAssholeSolo created doesn’t match the one the President tweeted.
Buzzfeed is reporting:
“one user pointed out that what Trump tweeted wasn’t actually HanA**holeSolo’s GIF.” Trump’s gif included both video and audio – whereas the Rebel smuggler wannabe’s gif did not include audio. Furthermore, the original HanA**holeSolo gif “was shorter, had a different aspect ratio, and had a WWE logo in the corner…Not even the colors are processed in the same manner… HanAssholeSolo’s GIF has an NTSC aspect ratio, because it was cut directly from a taping of analog Wrestlemania footage. Trump’s video has an aspect ratio of 16:9.”
(…) “Someone downloaded the GIF that HanAssholeSolo originally posted to Reddit. Then that person cropped it to better fit a video player like Facebook…