NPR’s Old April Fools Day Joke Shows Just How Stupid People Are On The Internet

by 2 years ago

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Some April Fools Day pranks are more clever than others. The one that National Public Radio pulled off, however, is brilliant. It’s like holding a mirror up to society and laughing in its face.

A few years ago NPR threw up a post on Facebook titled “Why Doesn’t America Read Anymore?” The link wasn’t a scientific insight on America’s increasing stupidity, however. It was an inside joke for those people who actually read the post:

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What unfolded in the Facebook comments was the ultimate SMH, basically proving the entire post:

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Brilliant.

[H/T: Uproxx]


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