The controversy over the crowd size and Trump’s inauguration misses the entire point. The fact is that through the miracle of Photoshop technology, Trump can have whatever size crowd he wants. To show how easy it is, here is Trump’s inauguration enhanced with enough imaginary people to match the crowd at Barack Obama’s inauguration. Now, Trump’s alternative fact is complete with an alternative photo, proving that everything is exactly as he says it is. Not!
For more on the controversy over the crowd size at Trump’s inauguration, see Fact check: The controversy over Trump’s inauguration crowd size and Crowd controversy: The making of an Inauguration Day photo.