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At this time last year, the United States was still awaiting confirmation that Joe Biden had beaten Donald Trump to the presidency.
Now generally we would never accuse the US of thinking the world revolves around them, but ABC News was severely mocked online for making a BIG mistake.
The network claimed that the Bonfire Night exhibits were Londoners showing their support for Joe Biden.
“Fireworks lit up the London night sky, England, after Joe Biden he was characterized as the apparent winner of the presidential elections, “ABC wrote in a since-deleted tweet.
The Hill also issued a cheep on “Fireworks in London, Edinburgh as Biden’s victory celebrated abroad”, but elaborated on the holidays in the linked article.
This caused the joy of the British on Twitter.
“Shall we tell them? I want to tell them!” one cheerful person wrote, while another called the US network “idiots.”
“Fireworks lit by the sky on bonfire night weekend … who knew? “read a third commenter, while another noted that it is” a UK tradition, dating back to 1605.”