Lawmaker fooled by The Onion’s Planned Parenthood satire

“The Facebook post has now been deleted but it’s still an embarrassing gaffe by someone who supposedly has a say in our government. These out of touch people run our country? Great.”Gizmodo’s Casey Chan

The backstory from The Atlantic Wire: “[Rep. John] Fleming’s Facebook status was posted by Literally Unbelievable, a Tumblr that collects images of Facebookers who think Onion satires are the real deal and post them on their walls.”

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