In his defense ... actually, we got nothing. No defense. Come on, Cooper.
On Monday afternoon, CNN's Anderson Cooper tweeted out a serious reaction to a Clickhole story about something he allegedly said at a college graduation, not realizing that Clickhole is a satirical site from the same people who bring us The Onion:
Very quickly, the Internet swarmed on Cooper and his inability to know 100 percent of all things in the universe. He shortly after sent out a tweet admitting his mistake:
Okay, other media folks, we think Anderson Cooper is high profile enough that the rest of you will now know better. No excuses from here on out.