Offshore drilling: April Fool’s joke gone wrong?

Don’t you hate it when an April Fool’s gag goes wrong? Surely President Obama will appear on our tv’s later today and announce “Chill, everybody — it was just a joke!”

He can’t really think we would take him seriously when he says things like this, right?

I want to emphasize is that this announcement is part of a broader strategy that will move us from an economy that runs on fossil fuels and foreign oil to one that relies more on home-grown fuels and clean energy.

I think this is really just a clever use of irony on Obama’s part. See, he’s saying this will help us move away from using fossil fuels, when in fact, we will be drilling offshore for … fossil fuels!

So, I will will be watching the news later today and waiting for President Obama to say to the nation (and the world):

April Fool’s!!

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