Take a bow, Washington Post because it will be hard to top this correction:

Honestly, WTH? This is now at the bottom of the article:

Correction: This story has been updated to remove material attributed to a satirical Web publication, Clickhole, which should not have been treated seriously.

And here’s a screenshot of the now deleted text via Ryan Broderick of BuzzFeed:

So, how did this get in the article in the first place?

And it’s really, really weird how these things that make Republicans look bad keep making it into articles: