How did they get it so quickly? Twitter mocks US journalist’s bafflement at t-shirt on Russian TV
Julia Davis describes herself as a Russian media analyst on Twitter. Essentially, she watches Russian media and tweets about it, adding a lucrative twist of conspiracy if she can.
The t-shirt she was referring to has gone viral on Twitter after two American men at a Trump rally in Ohio were both pictured wearing them. A Russian TV host took the opportunity to hold one up during his program to poke fun at US politics after the photo caused controversy in America.
Davis, who never misses a Russian news bulletin if she can help it, appeared shocked that a t-shirt could make it on to Russian state TV so quickly.
How did they get that T-shirt so quickly? Is it on loan from Rand Paul, or are they being manufactured in Russia?https://t.co/QvQMtlJgqI— Julia Davis (@JuliaDavisNews) August 6, 2018
Davis accuses Russia of swinging entire elections, but still appears surprised that a Russian state TV station has the resources to get hold of a t-shirt.
While the TV station didn't disclose its methods, Twitter helped reveal the wonders of modern logistics to Davis, as well as the huge leaps in t-shirt printing technology, which allows t-shirts to be printed almost anywhere… especially with a TV station’s budget.
Amazon Prime?— John Budd (@buddfoster) August 6, 2018
Modern day technology does miracles when it comes to printing T-shirts.— Oz Wolf (@OzrenV) August 7, 2018
Where the heck have you been for the last couple of decades?
When Davis noticed that parts of the Russian media had now started to debate her attempts to make the purchasing of a t-shirt seem like the next global conspiracy, she deployed some of her famed media analysis.
They're going nuts over there. pic.twitter.com/y01x38ftqo— Julia Davis (@JuliaDavisNews) August 8, 2018
The word ‘nuts’ appears a little judgmental from someone who’s been tweeting about a t-shirt for several days. However, in the world of Russian analysis, anything goes.