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Saturday, October 02, 2004

FoxNews.com: Punk'd, Day Two

Just one day after being fooled by its own chief political correspondent into publishing clearly false quotes of Sen. Kerry, FoxNews.com was fooled by Republican front group "Communists for Kerry" today:

Of course, there were some Kerry supporters in attendance who had no doubts whatever about their candidate.

"We're trying to get Comrade Kerry elected and get that capitalist enabler George Bush out of office," said 17-year-old Komoselutes Rob of Communists for Kerry.

"Even though he, too, is a capitalist, he supports my socialist values more than President Bush," Rob said, before assuring FOXNews.com that his organization was not a parody group. When asked his thoughts on Washington's policy toward Communist holdout North Korea, Rob said: "The North Koreans are my comrades to a point, and I'm sure they support Comrade Kerry, too."

It is unclear whether the Kerry campaign has welcomed the Communists' endorsement.

FoxNews.com even provides a link to Communists for Kerry, yet appears not to have been suspect of the anti-Michael Moore, pro-W Ketchup agitprop, nor tipped off by the About Us page, which states: "'Communists for Kerry' is a campaign of the Hellgate Republican Club."