His Big Government site reported that Andrew Brietbart died, and most of Twitter was skeptical about it for the first 30 minutes until a more reputable news source backed the claim up. Here are some other tweets we would have been skeptical about had we seen them pop up.
“Andrew Brietbart was writing his YA novel when he died.”
“Andrew Brietbart died while drinking a smoothie and watching Parks & Recreation on Hulu.”
“Anthony Weiner has been taken into custody for killing Andrew Brietbart.”
“Andrew Brietbart died from partying too hard at Justin Bieber’s 18th birthday party.”
“Andrew Brietbart died in front of a blazing fireplace, a bottle of cheap bourbon and a copy of The Picture of Dorian Gray in his lap.”
“Andrew Brietbart to hold a press conference on the afternoon of March 1st, 2012, so he can misquote Mark Twains “Reports of my death” quote.”
“Andrew Brietbart died after he realized he was wrong about everything.”