“No Excuse For This Mistake”: ABC Apologizes After Chyron Malfunction Declares Manafort A Mass Killer

During ABCNews’ coverage of President Trump’s remarks to pool reporters earlier today, it appears the chyron operator had a sudden Trump Derangement Syndrome breakdown as they wrote the oddly specific banner below…

While many in America may hope that Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort did indeed plead guilty to five charges of manslaughter, he did not (yet).

As Mediaite reports, the mistaken chyron stayed up for a seemingly never-ending seven seconds.

With many having not seen the humor in this mistake, ABC News PR quickly took to Twitter to apologize profusely,

The #Resistance seems well-embedded at ABC News too.

Of course, it could have been worse…


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