NYT prank.

There were false copies of the New York Times being handed out on the streets of NY today. I saw something about it earlier, but didn't blog about it because I got "busy." Gawker explains how it went down.

Apparentlysome 1.2 million copies of a newspaper that strikingly resembled The New York Times were handed out in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington.

New York Times Special Edition Video News Release - Nov. 12, 2008 from H Schweppes on Vimeo.

While some find the spoof with the byline "All the News We Hope to Print" funny, inspiring and clever, this is what the NYT times had to say about it. The pranksters said they made it in hopes of making sure Obama keeps his word on all his promises. What do I say?

Someone needs to be arrested. Point blank.

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