Patriotic Teen Fails Spanish

From the Onion News Network: “Jean Anne Whorton goes Beyond The Facts, talking to the high school sophomore who has become a conservative hero for refusing to learn his Spanish vocabulary.”

Patriotic Teen Fails Spanish

Via Adam Serwer, who tweets that, “The problem with the Onion is I can imagine something like this happening.” Indeed.

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  1. Murray says:

    When real fake news gets closer to the truth than fake real news.

  2. Franklin says:

    Agreed, this is a tad too realistic to be particularly funny. Countdown to some cable channel mistaking this for real news in 3 … 2 …