The Dallas Stars goofed on the Donald Trump administration on Saturday, which is something that can carry consequences in this political climate. But were it not for Kate Morrison, a baseball blogger in Dallas, the joke never would have seen the light of day.
The Stars used their Jumbotron to mock White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s “alternative facts” about the size of President Trump’s inauguration crowd, claiming that their own attendance was 1.5 million for their game against the Washington Capitals. As we wrote yesterday, the fact they were playing Washington, D.C.’s hockey team had more to do with the joke that partisanship.
Morrison was pretty much the only fan to get a shot of the fleeting joke. The Stars told us if she hadn’t tweeted it, the goof probably stays in the arena. But she did, and the results were instant and viral: Over 40,000 likes, nearly 20,000 re-tweets and coverage of the imageRead More »from Meet the blogger who took Dallas Stars’ Donald Trump joke viral