It's "Punk'd" day at GetReligion.
Either that or the farcical newspaper The Onion has taken over real-life headlines.
My day started with this 100 percent serious tweet from Sarah Pulliam Bailey, the former GetReligionista who now covers religion for the Washington Post:
Donna Trump accidentally put money in the Communion plate at a church in Iowa wapo.st/1QSRuhX
Later, I came across this weekend story from the Los Angeles Times:
The creed includes weed for these Colorado Christians
I don't guess we have to ask anymore what the Los Angeles Times is smoking. (I kid. I kid.)
Now, at this point I should stop the sarcasm (if only momentarily) and remind all of us (mainly myself) of the role of a journalist — specifically one writing about religion: