I used to watch Brian Williams when I watched the national news, a long time ago. As the replacement for Tom Brokaw, he seemed like a good, honest newscaster.
Over the weekend it was apparent that he wasn't as honest as he appeared.
He is currently on hiatus or "the next several days".
An NBC source claims that "Brokaw wants Williams' head on a platter. He is making a lot of noise at NBC that a lesser journalist or producer would have been immediately fired or suspended for a false report."
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This came about when Williams admitted to being 'not so accurate' in telling on NBC that while he was in Iraq in 2003, he was flying in a helicopter that "was forced down after being hit by an RPG." Lie.
Then came the lie he told about what he saw during Hurricane Katrina
As you might expect, the internet exploded when these lies aired. Memes are sprouting up everywhere. Here are some of my favorites: