President Trump was gobbling up every moment Tuesday night as he spoke to a gushing audience of conservative youngsters at the Turning Point USA summit. Fake news! Polling at 100%! Open borders! Rashida Tlaib is a “crazed lunatic!” This had all the makings of one of those perfect, red-hatted MAGA nights.
Except for one little problem.
The presidential seal that lit up the screen behind him was doctored to include the two-headed eagle on the Russian coat of arms, holding a set of golf clubs. The Washington Post also pointed out that the seal featured a banner reading “45 es un titere,” Spanish for “45 is a puppet.”
Here’s the full speech.
A White House spokesperson told the Washington Post they did not see the fake seal before it was displayed on-screen.
CNN reported the person responsible for the mistake was fired.
“One of our video team members did a Google Image search for a high-res png (file) presidential seal,” a source told CNN, adding that the individual “did the search and with the pressure of the event, didn’t notice that it is a doctored seal.”
Here’s what the presidential seal is supposed to look like:
And here’s the Russian coat of arms:
Put them together, add some text and golf clubs, and this is what you get:
View more information: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/whats-wrong-with-this-picture-see-if-you-can-spot-what-one-prankster-did-to-the-presidential-seal-behind-trump-2019-07-25