The Daily Caller retracted its article but Johnson hasn’t apologized or even removed his social media posts.

The far-right Daily Caller has retracted an article that caused a right-wing meltdown by falsely claiming the Biden administration banned religious Easter eggs from a White House art contest.

In reality, a rule prohibiting religious egg designs at the White House event has been in place since 1978, including during Donald Trump’s tenure.

The misleading article became part of the transphobic frenzy over the fact that the Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) happened to fall on Easter this year (it always takes place on March 31st, whereas Easter changes dates annually).

  • @xantoxis
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    582 months ago

    Mike Johnson tricked by man pointing a finger at his chin just below his nose and then flicking upward when he looks down at it

    • @misterundercoat
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      222 months ago

      The man then reportedly made a motion like he was throwing a ball, which resulted in Mike Johnson excitedly running in the direction where the ball was apparently thrown. However, the man kept the ball hidden in his hand the whole time, a fact which did not dampen Mike Johnson’s excitement when the man eventually revealed the ball.