Despite its reputation for spreading fake news, CNN wants viewers to know it is “facts first” all the time at the network and has released a new ad as proof.
Cue picture of a stock photo of a red apple and audio of a contemplative piano score as the voiceover states:
“This is an apple. Some people might try to tell you that it’s a banana. They might scream ‘banana, banana, banana,’ over and over and over again. They might put BANANA in all caps. You might even start to believe that this is a banana.”
“But it’s not. This is an apple.
The parodies for this are limitless and have already begun on Twitter:
CNN must've also forgotten this moment when they staged a fake Muslim protest:
Sorry, CNN, no one believes you.