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Car and Driver's April Fool's Day hoax claiming that President Obama had ordered that Chevrolet and Dodge withdraw from NASCAR seems to have been one of the few AF hoaxes this year that actually fooled a significant number of people. [USA Today]
Categories: April Fools DayPolitics
Posted by The Curator on Mon Apr 06, 2009
I liked that one 'cause it was right on the edge of believability, as a good hoax should be.

It seems to me, Alex, that contemporary April Fool's Day gags are designed NOT to fool people. What's that all about? Fear of lawsuits?
Posted by Cranky Media Guy  on  Tue Apr 07, 2009  at  04:20 AM
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