Project Veritas is proud to announce the next nominee of the newest #FakeNews Award, “Best Clickbait, 2017” to Gideon Resnick & The Daily Beast.
— James O’Keefe (@JamesOKeefeIII) March 31, 2017
The worst part? Resnick was fully aware that the act was fraudulent before the article was published:
If the FEC determines that Project Veritas did set up this PAC, they could lose tax-exempt status. https://t.co/nJ7Ie2jo1N
— Gideon Resnick (@GideonResnick) March 31, 2017
We asked Gideon to change the misleading headline, but he didn’t budge. In fact, he seemed to like his clickbait material so much, that he used it as a tweet.
Mr. Resnick seems to excel at writing clickbait #fakenews articles. In fact, it ‘appears’ to be the only type of article he knows how to write:
Considering his large body of similar works, we are excited to nominate him for “Best Clickbait, 2017.”