He’s probably worried about being overshadowed by the rest of awards season.
In a tweet posted late Sunday afternoon, President Donald Trump said he plans to postpone his fake awards show for fake news to Wednesday, January 17, from Monday, January 8 — just in case you thought things couldn’t get any sillier. Guess the president doesn’t want to be overshadowed by the Golden Globes.
The “Fake News Awards,” as Trump calls it, are going to “the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media.”
The Fake News Awards, those going to the most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media, will be presented to the losers on Wednesday, January 17th, rather than this coming Monday. The interest in, and importance of, these awards is far greater than anyone could have anticipated!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 7, 2018
Trump initially announced his intention to name “THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR” (all caps emphasis his) on Tuesday, January 2 — the same day he fired off multiple confounding tweets, including an alarming threat at North Korea that was apparently prompted by a segment on Fox News.
I will be announcing THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o’clock. Subjects will cover Dishonesty & Bad Reporting in various categories from the Fake News Media. Stay tuned!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 3, 2018
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.
The Late Show host Stephen Colbert threw his hat into the ring with a “for your consideration” billboard in New York’s Times Square, aiming to grab the president’s attention for what the comedian coined Read More Here