Last night, we removed an article about Bono at the request of the videographer who had provided the links to the videos upon which the article had been based. – Editor’s Note,

So, Jason Mattera, who is known for ambush video interviews, thinks he’s cornered famed rocker Bono, lays into him on using tax havens, blasts the news everywhere, which is picked up by Sean Hannity. The rub is he was actually interviewing a Bono impersonator.

Start with Erik Wemple, who catches some of the Twitter chatter. Then Media Matters has the full hilarious sequence of events.

This one is a classic. Perfectly punk’d.

It couldn’t happen to more deserving people. Ambush tactics are never about finding the truth. It’s always about self-elevation and making someone else look bad, which is the sole purpose.