Todd’s sick story was a small but satisfying victory against the racist scum which have perpetuated the hate in this election cycle. Jay Bookman at the Atlanta Journal Constitution notes: “So much of that story was unbelievable from the very beginning, yet certain people wanted to believe it so badly that they ignored all the warning signs and launched into full battle cry. Andy McCarthy at the National Review’s Corner responded with a post so embarrassing he has now taken it down so nobody can see it.”
Below, clips of Brian Williams and Rick Sanchez reporting on the McCain campaign’s steering of the incident to his political benefit. Sanchez calls out FOX and other outlets for carrying the story. The third clip shows the amount of time that FOX devoted to this false story. The fourth clip is a viral clip that went around over the weekend.
McCain Campaign Volunteer’s ‘Assault’ Wounds Self-Inflicted [tr]