To Greeks, George Papadopoulos is like Bob Smith.
Practically everyone I know knows a “George Papadopoulos.”
George Papadopoulos was the president of my hometown church in Pittsburgh. In college I knew not one, but two George Papadopouloses.
Today, “George Papadopoulos” is the most talked about man in America after he was arrested for lying to the FBI about the Trump campaign and the Russians… Not the president of my church or the two college buddies… but another George Papadopoulos who served the Trump campaign as a foreign policy adviser.
The “internet”… or better put, those internet users who aren’t that well-versed in Greek names and the ubiquity of “George Papadopoulos” in Greek circles, have… well… targeted the wrong George Papadopoulos.
Poor George Papadopoulos… a financial planner from suburban Detroit who happens to be in Greece visiting his mom.
He’s pleading with Twitter users to leave him alone, telling them that he’s the wrong George Papadopoulos.
To all: I am NOT that George Papadopoulos. I am in Greece visiting my mother so today it has been kind of surreal to keep up with.
— George Papadopoulos (@feeonlyplanner) October 30, 2017
Some don’t buy it and think he’s lying.
In "Greece" visiting your "mother." OK. Sure, Comrade.
(Enjoy the food.)
— Matt Gurney (@mattgurney) October 30, 2017
Actually there are several who don’t buy poor George’s story… and it’s kind of funny.
nice try, George. Not buying it.
— chaps (@UncleChaps) October 30, 2017
Good luck upon re-entry to the US, brother. I’m sure that will go smoothly.
— Invictus (@TBPInvictus) October 30, 2017
Tell Putin we see right through your lies.
— Amdrew Keely (@aopelstar) October 30, 2017
— Justin McGee (@FattyMcGee5) October 30, 2017
And the best advice ever?
Might be time to retire from twitter for the night and have some 🍷
— CrazyC (@paradingisfun) October 30, 2017
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