To take obvious satire on face value and, after world-wide ridicule, try to play it off as a joke.
To trip on the roses in a carpet pattern, break your nose, bleed profusely, and then jump up and say, "I meant to do that!"
You remember that guy I told you about who was banging a special-olympics-triathlete? Turns out she was faking, filmed the whole thing, showed it to his parents, and now he's trying to pretend he knew all along. He totally got peteshinned.