Cashing in on Sarah Palin's verbal slips and gaffes that have made her famous, satirical news site "The Daily Currant" reported that the former Alaskan governor wrongly addressed "Charlie Hebdo" the French weekly as "Charlie Brown", a beloved American cartoon.
The Daily Currant had reported that the American politician, who appeared on Fox News, blasted Islamic extremists for killing the cartoonists behind the "Charlie Brown" comic strip.
They went on to add that the crew of "Fox and Friends", a morning news show that airs on FOX, were baffled at her tirade, until they realised that she was in fact speaking about "Charlie Hebdo", which was targeted by militants last week.
Palin was distressed as to why a religious conservative group would have an issue with a "good wholesome, family entertainment", the site reported and quoted her as saying, "I just don't get why Muslims hate 'Charlie Brown' so much".
Palin went on to speculate may be the hatred for the beloved American cartoon comes from their disdain for all things American, The Daily Currant added. "I guess maybe because he was always playing football and baseball and celebrating Christmas..."Maybe it's just too American for them? I don't get it."
While the story is too ridiculous to be true, Palin, unfortunately has made too many goofs and mistakes that unsuspecting readers readily believed it.
Sally Smith, who believed that Palin managed to achieve a greater level of idiocy tweeted: "Sarah Palin manages to achieve a level of idiocy beyond the reach of most of mankind", while Henk Ellermann was tickled by the "news". He said: "hahahahaha....a new episode in the #Palin saga: #charlieBrown"
"Dumb and dumber 3 announced" states an amused gnujeremie, as Ankit Aswati calls it "Wtf news of the day".
Comparing Palin to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, who is known for making incredulous and bizarre statements, Karan Arora commented, "Sarah Palin giving stiff competition to Subramanian Swamy".
Some, like Kevin James Graham and Ronald C Rosas were astounded by the fact that she had almost become America's Vice President. While the former wondered, "And people really voted for her to become VP, what were they thinking of?", the latter said, "I'm stunned by her ignorance. To think this woman almost became Vice President of the USA."
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Meanwhile, some users like Dave Tabaniag took the news with a pinch of salt and wondered out loud if even Palin could be this ignorant: "Can't tell if this is an example of Poe's Law. Not even Sarah Palin could be this dumb".
While she was campaigning to the Vice President in 2008, the Republican had told third graders that a VP is "in charge of the United States Senate," although the American Consitution clearly states that "[the VP] shall have no vote, unless they be equally divided."
During an appearance she made at FOX's "The O'Reilly Factor" in 2010, Palin had claimed that the US should base its laws on The Bible and the 10 commandments, just as the Founding Fathers intended. "I think we should keep this clean, keep it simple, go back to what our founders and our founding documents meant. They're quite clear that we would create law based on the God of the Bible and the 10 commandments, it's pretty simple," she said.
Meanwhile, Thomas Jefferson one of the founding fathers has clearly stated "...Legislature should 'make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof,' thus building a wall of separation between Church & State."