Does the Huffington Post not read its own writers?
(Via Hot Air Headlines) I can’t say that I blame them if they don’t, but surely if HuffPo’s own Peter Dreier can feverishly and masochistically [verb deleted in the interests of good taste] to the thought of the Evil VRWC coming to get him, surely they can let Glenn Beck use a Niemoller reference wrt Fox News. I mean, fair’s fair: either HuffPo shouldn’t do | Read More »
Peter Dreier staples one hand to forehead.
(Via Hot Air Headlines) I don’t know what’s funnier about this particular ‘first-they-came’ piece from HuffPo: That the author apparently seriously expects people to believe that ACORN, SEIU, the Apollo Alliance, the Center for American Progress, the Sierra Club, the National Organization of Women, ‘community organizers,’ AFSCME, the National Council of La Raza, the NAACP, the ACLU, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the | Read More »
Dodd lying to Left over online lender lobbyist ties?
Credit where credit is due: this is a nice piece of reporting on Dodd by the Huffington Post. The title (“Dodd Dinner With Online Payday Lenders Transforms Into Fundraiser“) explains a bit already, but the background is this: there’s a lobbying group called the Online Lenders Alliance. Fair enough. They’re throwing a conference this week. So far, so good. There’s a bunch of people from | Read More »
The Huffington Post Gleefully Falls for a Hoax. [UPDATE] They almost sound sorry for this one.
[UPDATE]: HuffPo now regrets the error. Full points for retracting it in the story itself; 75% off the total for blaming it on a third party and not their own shoddy fact-checking. They’re playing the same behavior pattern of slovenly reporting. In this case, failing to confirm before they screamed and leaped. Via Hot Air Headlines, johnny dollar has the details: to summarize, a video | Read More »