I have no idea how this managed to get past everyone at the station, especially the newswoman reading it out loud. You keep thinking it’s going to sink in but nope, just mindless regurgitation of what’s on the teleprompter.

That’s right, we are supposed to rely on getting our news from people that apparently don’t have the ability to realize that “Ho Lee Fuk”, in reference to a pilot of a plane crash, is a sick prank.

Station KTVU in Oakland Gets Pranked with Obviously Fake Asiana Pilots’ Names   slothed

Posted by James Poling

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  1. […] probably remember KTVU’s royal eff up with reading obviously fake Asian names for the pilots of the Asiana crash. Names like “Wi To […]

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  2. […] probably remember KTVU’s royal eff up with reading obviously fake Asian names for the pilots of the Asiana crash. Names like “Wi To […]

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  3. Bradley T. Bear July 28, 2013 at 6:27 pm

    KTVU prides itself on getting the details no one else does!

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    1. Earlier or last year, the same newswoman referred to “President Osama BinLaden”. Both Jimmy Kimmel & Jay Leno picked it up. This time KTVU gave her a week off.

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