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On This Day in SniggleryMay 17, 1864: Joseph Howard sends forged Associated Press dispatches to two New York newspapers announcing Lincoln’s plan to draft 400,000 men into the Union army. The (false) news causes the stock market to dive, the price of gold to soar, and Howard had adjusted his portfolio accordingly. (See News Trolls for more such)