TBT: The “Obama Wants To Ban Fishing” False Rumor


In honor of President Obama’s last day in office and all of the absurd rumors he has dealt with over the last eight years, we thought we’d throw it back to some good old-fashioned fake news – that time when conservative websites were up in arms over the Obama Administration’s plan to outlaw recreational fishing in America. The Chum would have been outraged too, except it didn’t take a rocket science to figure out that this “menacing plan” didn’t actually exist.

LINK (via: Deadspin)

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