A bit of reading below the fold:
North Carolina Democrat Verla Insko got some chuckles from some of her colleagues in the state Senate during legislative hearings onObamacare after she asked about the percentage of prostate cancer patients that were women.The very concept of April 1st Foolery dominates year round — and not the least of this risibility is politicians.
“What percent of the prostate cancer patients are women?” Insko, a state representative from Chapel Hill, asked Duke University research scholar Chris Conover during the hearing in Raleigh on Tuesday [March 17].
“I have no idea,” Conover replied, as people in the room began laughing.
“I would guess zero,” he added. “But I don’t know that for sure.”
Some apolitical reading, just for fun: Top 100 April Fool's Day Hoaxes of All Time As judged by notoriety, creativity, and number of people duped. Enjoy!
The 10 Greatest April Fool's Pranks: