3rd Grader Explains Fake News to Donald Trump

FOR A FIRST DATE IT DOESN'T GET MORE ROMANTIC THAN THAT. TRUMP FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER TWEETED ABOUT STORMY DANIELS. AFTER STORMY AND HER LAWYER RELEASED A SKETCH ARTIST RENDERING OF THE THUG SHE SAYS TRIED TO SCARE HER. TRUMP RETWEETED THIS PHOTO COMPARISON THAT INSINUATED THE GUY IN THE SKETCH WAS HER OWN HUSBAND. HE WROTE, A SKETCH YEARS LATER ABOUT A NONEXISTENT MAN, A TOTAL CON JOB, PLAYING THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA FOR FOOLS BUT THEY KNOW IT. TURNS OUT THIS MEME CAME FROM A SUPPORTER OF HIS IN SCOLD, SHANNA FOX, SHE'S A FANATICAL TRUMP FAN. BELIEVE IT OR NOT SHE IS ACTUALLY GUILTY OF A CON JOB HEARD. LAST YEAR SHE WAS CONVICTED OF STEALING MONEY FROM HER CHURCH CHOIR TO PAY FOR A TRIP TO MEET TRUMP IN NEW YORK. [ LAUGHTER ] AND THIS IS WHO HE'S RETWEETING. SOMEONE HE SHOULD PROBABLY HAVE A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST. EVEN THE IDEA THAT TRUMP IS SCROLLING -- THE PRESIDENT IS SCROLLING THROUGH TWITTER LOOKING FOR THINGS TO RETWEET IS NUTS. IT IS ABSOLUTELY NUTS. REPORTEDLY HIS ADVISERS TRIED TO CONVINCE HIM THAT HE WOULD ONLY MAKE THINGS WORSE IF HE ADDRESSED THIS ON TWITTER. BUT YOU KNOW THAT'S LIKE TELLING A 4-YEAR-OLD WITH A SQUIRT GUN NOT TO SHOOT YOU WITH IT. YOU'RE GOING TO GET WET. SO HE TWEETED AND HE CALLED IT FAKE NEWS WHICH IS HIS THING. TRUMP SEEMS TO BE CONFUSED ABOUT WHAT IS AND ISN'T FAKE NEWS. TO HELP OUT, BECAUSE WE'RE ALL ABOUT HELPING OUT HERE AT THE SHOW. WE ASKED A THIRD GRADER -- [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ] WE ASKED A LOCAL THIRD GRADER NAMED NOAH TO BREAK IT DOWN FOR THE PRESIDENT IN A VERY SIMPLE WAY. >> HI, MR. PRESIDENT. TODAY I'M GOING TO EXPLAIN FAKE NEWS. BECAUSE IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK IT IS. SO WHAT IS IT? WELL, THE DICTIONARY DEFINES "FAKE" AS "A THING THAT IS NOT GENUINE, A FORGERY OR SHAM." SO FAKE NEWS IS A NEWS STORY THAT IS INTENTIONALLY FABRICATED AND PRESENTED AS IF IT WERE REAL NEWS. GET IT? FOR EXAMPLE, THIS HEADLINE WAS WIDELY SHARED ON FACEBOOK. "CINNAMON ROLL CAN EXPLODES INSIDE MAN'S BUTT DURING SHOPLIFTING INCIDENT." THAT'S FUNNY BUT IT'S FAKE. AND EVEN THOUGH IT'S FAKE, THIS ARTICLE WAS SHARED 765,000 TIMES. THAT'S A LOT OF TIMES. UNFORTUNATELY, A LOT OF THE FAKE NEWS ARTICLES MISLED PEOPLE ABOUT IMPORTANT SUBJECTS. LIKE REPORTING THAT THE POPE ENDORSED YOU. OR THAT ISIS TOLD MUSLIMS TO VOTE FOR HILLARY. THAT'S FAKE NEWS. BUT THIS, DON'T LET THE FAKE NEWS TELL YOU THAT THERE'S BIG INFIGHTING IN THE TRUMP ADMIN, WE ARE GETTING ALONG GREAT AND GETTING MAJOR THINGS DONE. IT'S NOT FAKE NEWS, MR. PRESIDENT. IT'S REAL NEWS THAT YOU DISAGREE WITH. THAT'S THE IMPORTANT DIFFERENCE. BECAUSE WHEN YOU CALL REAL NEWS FAKE, YOU UNDERMINE PEOPLE'S TRUST IN THE FREE PRESS TO KEEP US INFORMED. THANKS FOR LISTENING. LET ME KNOW IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]

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