"Not the Onion" is a phrase you use when real-world events are so absurd -- and yet real -- that they rise to the level where they seem like something famed satire site The Onion would publish. As you can imagine, it's become a popular phrase in the Trump era.
But today, we may be taking "Not the Onion" to a whole new, delightfully meta level -- because the Onion itself has reportedly been blocked on Twitter by none other than Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
That's according to Onion Inc. employee (and The Takeout editor-in-chief) Kevin Pang:
Literally just yesterday, a federal judge ruled that, but his lawyer has apparently just done the same.
Of course, there's a pretty good reason why Cohen might see fit to block The Onion right now. The publication has been expertly trolling Cohen over a cease-and-desist letter the lawyer sent some five years ago.
And yes, it DID occur to us that this, too, might be an Onion joke. But behold:
Cohen didn't immediately respond to a request for comment, but the lawyer did tweet this a few days ago: