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Published:July 4th, 2011 10:51 EST

Fox News Twitter Account Hacked: Obama Killed, Joe Biden President

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Hackers apparently broke into the`s Twitter feed for political news early Monday and used it to announce -- falsely -- that President Barack Obama had been assassinated.

Obama was `shot twice at a Ross` restaurant in Iowa while campaigning. RIP Obama, best regards to the Obama family," read one of several Twitter messages posted on @FoxNewsPolitics early Monday.


`We wish @joebiden the best of luck as our new President of the United States. In such a time of madness, there`s light at the end of tunnel,` the last in the series of tweets said later."


This false message on FoxNews.Com`s Twitter feed devastated liberals and conservatives. Liberals were crushed when the message first appeared, and conservatives were disappointed when they learned the story was false.

It would be sad if the first African-American (bi-racial) president were assassinated, but it would be a tragedy if goofy Joe Biden became the next President of the United States. I don`t know what gives me a greater sense of relief, that Obama hasn`t been killed or that Biden isn`t president.

Word to the wise: Don`t trust Fox News, their "real" news is as unreliable as the fake news posted on the Fox Twitter account.

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