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Jake Tapper tweeted out a Bible verse, and half of the internet lost it Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 18: Journalist Jake Tapper attends the Turner Upfront 2016 at Nick & Stef's Steakhouse on May 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

CNN anchor Jake Tapper tweeted out a Bible verse on Thursday morning as members of President Trump’s campaign and the media bounced back and forth between what constituted a factual statement:

“Lying lips are an abomination to the LORD, but those who act faithfully are his delight,” he tweeted, quoting Proverbs 12:22.

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Needless to say, people lost their freaking minds:

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Tapper received some support from HotAir’s Ed Morrissey:

Tapper thanked him, taking one more opportunity to slam those who hated the tweet:

Earlier in the week, many criticized Kellyanne Conway’s mention of “alternative facts” while debating with Chuck Todd of NBC’s “Meet the Press” about the crowd size at Trump’s inauguration. Her use of the questionable term might have even helped spike sales for George Orwell’s popular dystopian novel “1984.”

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