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For the past 30 years, Joey Skaggs has put out a press release for a non-existent April Fool's Day Parade in New York... but don't tell the Chinese.

The above video is in English and aimed at Americans, but make no mistake, it's Chinese. Specifically, it's from the SinoVision English Channel, which is exactly as state-sponsored as it sounds: very. Unfortunately for the American reporter they've hired, Christie Clements, Chinese media's bullshit detectors have atrophied from decades of Orwellian propaganda at home, so they sent her out to cover New York's famed April Fool's Day Parade...which does not exist. Here's a sample from the press release that fooled SinoVision:

Sources: Huffington Post | Joey Skaggs