Iran’s FARS news agency apologizes for publishing fake poll

01.10.2012                      15.Tischrei. 5773                      Sukkot 1

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Iran's FARS news agency apologizes for publishing fake poll

News agency cited poll by satirical website The Onion, apparently as a credible source, claiming a majority of U.S. rural whites prefer the Iranian president.

Iran’s news agency FARS apologized to its readers on Sunday for publishing a fake poll published by the satirical website The Onion on Friday that found "an overwhelming majority of rural white Americans said they would rather vote for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad than U.S. President Barack Obama"….