Priorities! WH April Fools’ Day joke falls flat (and flatulence) [video]!/mpoppel/status/318725440107864064

Apparently, even the White House is going in with pranks….

— Geoffery Mullings (@BlinkerMullings) April 1, 2013

Sigh, yes. As Twitchy reported, the White House “teased” an announcement earlier today. Naturally, everyone guessed it would be an April Fools’ Day prank and mocking predictions came in. The video prank has been released:

This morning, the White House released a special video message from the President. Watch:

— The White House (@whitehouse) April 1, 2013

Some, including members of the media, squeed over the prank.

but seriously huge props to the white house this april fools fart joke…

— John Herrman (@jwherrman) April 1, 2013


“April Fools Day on all y’all!” -The White House.Video:… #aprilfools #prank #whitehouse #gov #viralvideo

— Allison Croghan (@AllisonCroghan) April 1, 2013

Oh come on. He’s adorable. RT @mpoppel: Lame April Fools prank from the White House with “Kid President” –

— Mary Beth Cleavelin (@MBizzleazzle) April 1, 2013

Very cute RT @zekejmiller: White House April Fools prank with Kid President!

— Steven Dennis (@StevenTDennis) April 1, 2013

Kid President, Robby Novack, is adorable. He is at the Egg Roll today as well.

Kid chef/kid president @iamkidpresident #EasterEggRoll…

— Flynn McGarry (@diningwithflynn) April 1, 2013

The prank itself? Not so much. For some, the prank, and the flatulence, fell flat.

“The White House has an April Fools video,” he typed listlessly.

— Benjy Sarlin (@BenjySarlin) April 1, 2013


BUT WHAT ABOUT YOUR JOKES?? RT @benjysarlin: “The White House has an April Fools video,” he typed listlessly.

— Brian Fung (@b_fung) April 1, 2013

But, priorities!

I see that the sequester hasn’t stopped the White House from producing an April fool’s video……

— Jim Ryan(@jryan727) April 1, 2013

Glad the White House has time to do a prank since we’re out of debt and everything is all fixed up!

— Mike Beasley (@MikeBeas) April 1, 2013

Seriously….the White House has time to waste on April Fools pranks?

— Richard B (@fodder4skeptics) April 1, 2013

More truth:

Every day is April fools day with Obama as President! #Truth

— Chuck Nellis (@ChuckNellis) April 1, 2013

And for the win:

Happy April Fools Day from the fool in the White House. #obamacare…

— Andrew A Bair (@ProLifePolitics) April 1, 2013

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