Sarah Palin on Tuesday mocked The Washington Post for buying into a satirical website’s report that she had joined Al Jazeera America.
The Post’s Suzi Parker incorrectly reported
earlier today on the "She The People" blog that the former vice
presidential candidate, who recently left Fox News, had signed onto Al
Jazeera America as a contributor. The report, however, was based on a satirical piece in The Daily Currant, a website which states on its "About" page that "our stories are purely fictional."
Parker, however, cited the piece and used quotes the satirical
website made up from Palin. The Post has since published a correction on
Parker's story stating that "the blogger cited a report on the Daily
Currant Web site as the basis for that information without realizing
that the piece was satirical."
Palin, meanwhile, responded to the Post piece on Twitter: