14 “alternative facts” for the Trump administration to chew on

Donald Trump’s presidency is off to a rocky start. Not only was his poorly attended inauguration on Friday overshadowed by the Women’s March the following day (which drew nearly 3 million people nationwide), but he had his Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, blatantly lie to reporters about the inauguration attendance numbers, claiming Trump had the “largest audience ever to witness an inauguration, period,” despite clear photographic evidence, metro data, and TV ratings numbers to the contrary.

Related: 10 things Kellyanne Conway looked like other than a respectable politico at Trump’s inauguration

If that wasn’t pathetic enough, Kellyanne Conway then went on Meet The Press to defend Spicer’s lies. “Sean Spicer gave ‘alternative facts,’” she insisted. Naturally, Twitter had a field day with this. An #alternativefacts hashtag began trending, with people offering their own ridiculous interpretations to facts they find inconvenient. 

Scroll down for some of our favorite #alternativefacts tweets…

And then, of course, there’s this tweet from the all-knowing Merriam-Webster dictionary itself…

Graham Gremore

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