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Thursday, October 07, 2010

i must say, MANY years ago

i got a christmas gift of an annual subscription to the weekly world news. IT WAS KICK ARSE! there was one story in there called 'how to tell if your co-worker is an alien' (or something close to that). i fit ALL of the criteria except for being late to work (i NEVER am)

CNN mocks Fox News for relying on ‘Bat Boy’ paper as source


By David Edwards and Muriel Kane
Weekly World News continues to stand by its original report
When Fox News fell for a tabloid story claiming that the City of Los Angeles was about to spend a billion dollars on jetpacks for its police and fire departments, not even CNN could resist making bad puns at their expense.
"This is the story of a news story that took off," CNN's Jeanne Moos began. "A story that got off the ground. Even though it was made up out of thin air. The joke's on FOX News, reporting on the Martin jet pack -- which does exist."
"The City of Los Angeles already ordered 10,000 jetpacks for its police, paramedics, and fire departments," Gretchen Carlson had gushed on Tuesday morning's Fox & Friends. "I'm all for buying stuff up to help the capitalism and all that, but states, do they have "$100,000 [per pack]?".............

1 comment:

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Jetpacks! Where's mine? That's what I want to know.