The Hoax Gets Hoaxier

The McCain volunteer ATM assault hoax now turns out to be even hoaxier. It seems that McCain’s Pennsylvania communications director made up details about the fake assault that went beyond even what the young woman herself claimed, and well before any of the alleged facts surrounding the incident had...

Venomous in Victory

Michelle Malkin is back. The real Michelle Malkin, I mean: Can I say I told you so? I’ve covered hate crimes hoaxes long enough to know one when I smell one. Those of you who trashed me in comments might want to think twice before doubting my instincts next time. And those of you on the left who are now so...

She Made It Up

I’m much busier than I expected to be today, and I really hope I get a chance to sit down and do some serious writing.  But in the mean time. Ashley Todd, who had claimed that she was mugged by a large black man who carved a B into her cheek for political reasons, now admits that she made the entire...

Story About Politically Motivated Mugging Questionable

There is an almost poetic quality about all of this.  After all, on this day nineteen years ago, Charles Stuart murdered his pregnant wife and blamed it on a black man. First, let me say this; I have been highly critical of the words and actions we have seen at McCain and Palin rallies.  I also recognize...