In the history of Twitter, has a correction to a viral tweet ever had fewer retweets than this one on the ‘Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!’ story?

You’ve probably seen this story in your timeline over the past 24 hours. In summary, a man at a performance of “Fiddler on the Roof” in Baltimore stood up in the middle of the play and shouted, “Heil Hitler! Heil Trump!” before getting escorted out. This link, for example, from CNN’s Brian Ries, has nearly 10,000 retweets:

Dozens and dozens of other blue-checks then shared Ries’ tweet, all assuming this guy in Baltimore was a Trump supporter:

But guess what? This jerk was just some drunk who was PROTESTING THE PRESIDENT:

This correction, as of the writing of this post, has 3 retweets. That’s it. Maybe it’s time to delete that first one, ‘eh?

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