Of course today is April Fools Day, and all sorts of shenanigans are about. This is why I ran my Friday Funny yesterday, because I didn’t want it taken for a prank. With Carbon Tax proponents, it’s just another day of pulling the wool over your eyes. Today, an outfit called “Carbon Pulse” created a fake news story saying Donald Trump wants to pass a carbon tax to pay for a wall on the Mexican border.
A nationwide carbon tax could raise enough revenues to fund the construction of a wall between the US and Mexico, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump announced Friday morning in a surprise policy U-turn on the climate change issue.
Yeah right, it doesn’t pass the smell test.
Here’s a screencap of the article.
A couple of outlets picked it up, and there’s been some Twitterring about it.
If they’d bother to read the last line of the PR story, they’d notice:
Some more details on Trump’s and Cruz’s proposals can be found by spelling out the two words formed using the first letter of every paragraph in this story.
That of course spells “April Fools”.
Of course, there’s a far easier way than a tax, just sell carbon credits to the gullible:
All your need is a printer, some certificate paper, and this website.