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FEMA Gets 'F' for Fake News Conference

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FEMA Gets 'F' for Fake News Conference

FEMA Gets 'F' for Fake News Conference

FEMA Gets 'F' for Fake News Conference

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Federal Emergency Management Agency has apologized for holding a news briefing in which its employees posed as reporters asking questions about the government's response to the California wildfires. FEMA claims it was simply trying to provide useful information, but the misstep has angered many people. Among those offended by the move is our resident humorist. He has higher standards for fake news.

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