Reveal date: May 17 2008

In 2007, we set up a fake TV studio and convinced a powerful French politician he was on right-wing American talk show. Among other things, deputy Patrick Balkany said: "There are no poor people in France. There are people who choose to be homeless - but we feed them, we house them, we wash them...." Click here for the video—now subtitled in English!

And another, even more over-the-top experiment with the media avidity of politicians, here (and below).

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