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On Romney’s running mate: Only one of these ‘facts’ is a joke

Satirist Andy Borowitz, whose fake news stories I have long enjoyed, this morning divulged the identity of Mitt Romney’s running-mate, someone who, as Borowitz notes, was “on nobody’s short or long list” of likely veep picks.

If you click through, you will note that the latest Borowitz report appears to be running in the New Yorker magazine. That part is not a joke. The New Yorker has acquired the Borowitz Report. Now all we need is for Jon Stewart to acquire the New Yorker and for the Chronicle of Higher Education to acquire Jon Stewart.

Comments (2)

  1. Submitted by Paul Brandon on 07/18/2012 - 02:04 pm.

    Truth is still stranger

    than fiction.

  2. Submitted by Ray Schoch on 07/18/2012 - 03:36 pm.

    Turns out…

    …kids really CAN do politics (and owning Park Place helps a lot!). Borowitz’s last sentence is a classic. I may steal it, frame it, and hang it on the wall in my workshop…

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