Alas, very few heeded that warning.

Uh. Except it really is satire. Which they would have known, had they read the tag line right at the top of the page, “The Global Satirical Newspaper of Record.”

Bless their hearts, that didn’t stop Twitter progressives from falling all over themselves in order to attempt to tar all Republicans.

With a spoof.

https://twitter.com/semironic/status/240302026997764097

Now he’s a Republican leader, you see. We guess that Twitter user is taking his cues from MSNBC, who recently put up a graphic of Ryan, Romney and Akin, as if they are connected.

https://twitter.com/theGregJohnson/status/240490488027807744

https://twitter.com/mysteryingrey/status/240525337321160704

Oh, dear. Non-attention-paying kettle, meet pot.

https://twitter.com/donttouchthese/status/240434176589975553

Ah, liberals who don’t like that whole reading thing.

Indeed. It was reported so much, it made Memeorandum.

Facts? Who needs pesky facts when trying to falsely smear an entire party?

With a spoof.