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The Onion Pokes Fun at U.S. Bed Bug Problem

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The satirical Web site ran a fake story titled 'White House Infested With Bedbugs After Biden Brings In Recliner Off The Curb.'

| March 4, 2010

How big of a problem have bed bugs become in the U.S.? Big enough that they’ve become a part of popular culture as evidenced by an “article” that appeared on the news satire Web site “The Onion.” The item “White House Infested With Bedbugs After Biden Brings In Recliner Off The Curb” pokes fun at the U.S. bed bug problem in fake news story about Vice President Joe Biden “scoring” a bed bug-infested recliner that someone had thrown out. Click here to read the entire story.

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