Washington Post, local TV get had

“We were had,” wrote Lloyd Grove in The Washington Post. “We fell hook, line and sinker for Maryland Gov. Parris Glendening’s April Fools’ joke about him and his new wife, former top staffer Jennifer Crawford, expecting twins on Aug. 18. When we reported yesterday that the couple had just announced their good fortune on their online baby-gift registry at, we were victims of a practical joke. The other suckers — Washington’s Channel 4 and Baltimore’s Channel 45 and WBAL-AM radio — picked up our item and ran with it.”

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