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Fars Farce News Agency watch

Remember a couple of months ago when Iran’s semi-official Fars News Agency reported that the Syrian government had everything under control in Damascus– when clearly they did not?

Now Fars is reporting as fact a Gallup poll finding that “the overwhelming majority of rural white Americans said they would rather vote for Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad than US President Barack Obama.”

The source is (you guessed it) The Onion.

(Hat tip: DaveM)

Update: Darn. They’re on to it. Fars News Agency has replaced the article with:

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