Yes, Shelly, it’s a joke. Which you would have known had you read the Daily Currant’s “About” page:

Q. Are your newstories real?

A. No. Our stories are purely fictional. However they are meant to address real-world issues through satire and often refer and link to real events happening in the world

Unfortunately, many Twitter users didn’t get the memo. Here are fifty of them:

Correction: We accidentally included a tweet from @belmoreart whose RT was intended to make conservative friends aware of this story. We apologize!

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