Daily Caller reporter tries to ‘rickroll’ people with link to whistleblower memo

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Peter Hasson, a senior reporter for The Daily Caller tweeted out a “link” to the declassified whistleblower complaint.

  • The link, however, actually led the a YouTube video of Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up” — a phenomenon commonly known as “rickrolling.”
  • Later, The Daily Caller tweeted that “Peter’s been let go,” though it appears to be in jest.
  • Other Twitter users pointed out Hasson neglected to realize that, in my views, the tweet was accompanied by large thumbnail of the Astley music video.
  • This removed the element of surprise that is typically requisite in a true “rickroll.”