Commends Huffington Post for Amusing April Fools Article

Share Article men’s lifestyle and finance magazine complimented the Huffington Post on publishing a humorous and convincing article for April Fools day about President Obama authorizing a “credit score stimulus” in a supposed effort to help the economy, and speculates on the aftermath of what would happen if an initiative like this was actually put into effect.

The economic state of our nation is something of a hot button for people. We all know somebody who’s been laid off in the past few years or we ourselves have experienced this misfortune. men’s lifestyle and finance magazine today issued their support of the Huffington Post’s April Fools Day prank article which reported that President Obama had implemented a credit report stimulus. commended author Adam Levin for his original and amusing story, and hypothesized about the effect on the U.S. economy were the initiative to ever actually go through.

Adam Levin of the Huffington Post published an article on April 1st stating that President Obama had proposed a credit score stimulus, wherein every U.S. consumer would be automatically given a score of 850 thus enabling them to be eligible for any loan they desired. To boot, Levin reported that for the three months when each American would have a perfect credit score, all loans would be guaranteed by the feds. Levin included quotes from the President and House Speaker John Boehner announcing this new initiative, including a supposed quote from President Obama stating, “This is perhaps the boldest public and private sector initiative in the history of this nation. We’re going to kick start the retail, construction and housing industries—all at no risk to our financial institutions.” enjoyed the gag article, and praised Levin and the Huffington Post for picking a topic that generally speaking can be a sore spot for people.’s Senior staff writer is quoted as saying, “The economic state of our nation is something of a hot button for people. We all know somebody who’s been laid off in the past few years or we ourselves have experienced this misfortune. Many of us are still buried under some hefty debt, paying back student loans and consumer debt out our ears. So for Levin to take a topic that is such a sore spot and turn it into a practical joke for readers, lightens the whole mood on the subject, something I really admire and appreciate. After all, at some point you just have a laugh, right?” speculated at what the state of the U.S. economy would come to were such a stimulus to go into effect. believes that millions of consumers with poor credit in reality, and some major debts hanging over their heads would borrow even more money, with the hopes that the feds will pay off the new loans when their failure to pay became eminent.’s Senior staff writer is quoted as saying, “Levin’s article had to have been a joke—I kept saying that to myself as I read through it—because it would be mayhem if it were anything but. People who should not be lent more money would apply and be granted it, with an inability to pay back what’s owed. It would be a pretty ugly scenario.”

In Levin’s prank article, he quoted the President as saying, “Today we can truly say that all Americans will be treated as equals in the eyes of lenders.” At the bottom of the article, he wrote, “Happy April Fool’s Day!” and added “Remember folks, this kind of thing actually happened from 2004-2007, referring to banks nonchalantly handing out loans to consumers who were already buried under debt.

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