Assad adopts Trump’s ‘fake-news’ defence to dismiss war-crimes accusations

In one episode of cherished British comedy show The Blackadder, Baldrick, a man “less intelligent than a turnip” ingeniously played by Sir Tony Robinson, is instructed by the eponymous lead Blackadder (Rowan Atkinson) to “deny everything” while standing as a witness in the latter’s trial.

The crime was eating a military homing pigeon for tea.

Baldrick hilariously literally denies everything while being questioned by the judge, including his own identity.

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