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Congressman Falls for the Onion’s Planned Parenthood ‘Abortionplex’ Satire

“Abortion by the wholesale”
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Louisiana Republican Rep. John Fleming is the latest politician to fall for an Onion story and believe it to be genuine news: Congressman Falls for the Onion’s Planned Parenthood ‘Abortionplex’ Story.

Rep. Fleming posted on Facebook an Onion story from last year on an “$8 billion Abortionplex” being built by Planned Parenthood, featuring restaurants, a nightclub, and a 10-screen multiplex theater. Along with the link to the article, Fleming commented:

More on Planned Parenthood, abortion by the wholesale.

John Fleming, you are the LGF Derp of the Day.

(Except it’s not really that funny to see a Congressman so blinded by animus toward Planned Parenthood that he’d accept such an obviously exaggerated satire as the real thing.)

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