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Radio host tricked by Onion story on drones at Obama’s inauguration
Yahoo ^ | January 25, 2013 | claudinezap

Posted on 01/27/2013 2:36:58 PM PST by EveningStar

The Onion strikes again.

A radio host fell for a fake story from the satirical website that showed a doctored image of a “drone flyover” on President Barack Obama’s inauguration day.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: droneflyover; obama; onion; theonion
Note: If you want to read the fake story, you'll have to go to the link. The Onion does not allow FR to use its material.
1 posted on 01/27/2013 2:37:15 PM PST by EveningStar
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro

ping


2 posted on 01/27/2013 2:38:12 PM PST by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: EveningStar

A fly flyover (and landing) was a true story, though ........


3 posted on 01/27/2013 2:40:08 PM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: EveningStar
"The Onion does not allow FR to use its material."

Gee, that's pretty stupid of them. Why not encourage free advertising?

4 posted on 01/27/2013 2:44:19 PM PST by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: F15Eagle

Flys sure seem to flock to the one for some reason


5 posted on 01/27/2013 2:51:49 PM PST by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: F15Eagle

The fly WAS a drone in micro form.


6 posted on 01/27/2013 2:53:07 PM PST by griswold3 (Big Government does not tolerate rivals.)
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To: EveningStar; John Semmens

I remember a couple of years ago when one of Semmens satires posted here went on to snag some gullible media types.


7 posted on 01/27/2013 2:57:13 PM PST by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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To: Slump Tester
"Why?

Liberalism is a mental disorder

8 posted on 01/27/2013 2:57:46 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Slump Tester
I don't know. They don't even allow links.
9 posted on 01/27/2013 2:57:54 PM PST by EveningStar ("What color is the sky in your world?" -- Frasier Crane)
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To: EveningStar; Slings and Arrows
A radio host fell for a fake story from the satirical website that showed a doctored image


10 posted on 01/27/2013 2:59:57 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: EveningStar

Did this media person not realize that the story was in “The Onion”?


11 posted on 01/27/2013 9:26:28 PM PST by SuziQ
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