Barron Trump Wins National Academic Science Award-Fiction!
Barron Trump Wins National Academic Science Award-Fiction!Summary of eRumor: President Donald Trump's son, Barron Trump, won a national academic science award for a project that focus on the regulation of thermodynamics in shale rock. The Truth: False reports that Barron Trump won a national academic science award can be traced back to a known fake news website. The report appeared at The Daily Chronicle on June 18, 2017, under the headline, "BREAKING: Barron Trump Wins National Academic Award." Within days of being published, it had been viewed nearly 40,000 times and widely shared on social media. The gist is that Barron Trump won a national science award that came with a $150,000 prize to help him continue his studies in thermodynamics:
“I’ve never seen a smarter kid,” president of the Science Awards Teddy Rusker said. “Really, his project was incredible. He might end up being the next great American scientist.”
To be clear, Barron is not your average kid. He isn’t even your average intelligent child. Barron is the smartest presidential child this country has ever had.