Earlier today, I bagged on the regional left for recycling each others’ stories long after they’ve been debunked.
It’s tempting to think it’s because they’re all talking from the same slate of topics. It’s so prevalent it’s also tempting to think that it’s a matter of top-down policy – to repeat not only the big lies but the little ones often enough that people start to believe it.
Over at Cackling Spoo, “Spot” repeats an old slander:
[GOP gubernatorial nominee Tom Emmer] also been a fan and financial supporter of Bradlee Dean…
Of course, if you want the facts about anything to do with politics, you need to go to a conservative blog. This “issue” is no exception; we gut-shot that particular meme two months ago.
Twin Cities leftyblogs; continually confirming the adage “Distrust, then verify. Then carry on with the distrust”.