JK Rowling has once again captured the feelings of a lot of people with a single tweet about Donald Trump.
According to a series of tweets from press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House revoked White House press access to CNN's Jim Acosta because they alleged that he aggressively placed his hands on an intern.
Sanders shared the video on Twitter as proof of this, but not all is as it seems.
We stand by our decision to revoke this individual’s hard pass. We will not tolerate the inappropriate behavior cl… https://t.co/xLP6P2Mm9k
As soon as the video landed, people speculated that it had either been sped up or doctored in some way to give the impression that it was more than it was.
The origin of this video appears to have been shared by Paul Joseph Watson, a contributor to Alex Jones's right-wing conspiracy theory website and it is dubious at best.
With the legitimacy of the video in question, people are again making reference to the striking similarities the Trump administration bears to the sinister organisation in charge in George Orwell's dystopian novel, 1984.
To put it lightly, the Trump administration appears to have a slight aversion to the truth and they instead like to offer up 'alternative facts' which normal people would call 'lies'.
Here's to JK Rowling for perfectly stating what a lot of people are no doubt thinking.
@jk_rowling 1984 is literally their playbook. Fortunately, many of had to read this several times in school so we k… https://t.co/IwfCxrXNM0