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The Smear Smear

By on 6.13.08 | 2:43PM

Via Matt Lewis, I see that Time's Jay Carney blamed conservative bloggers for starting the Michelle Obama "whitey" tape rumor even though it originated with liberal blogger and Hillary Clinton backer Larry Johnson, and even though National Review's Jim Geraghty worked tirelessly to debunk the rumor. The only time I mentioned the story at all on this blog was to link to Dave Weigel's case for why it was bogus. When will Carney apologize for smearing conservative bloggers by spreading the false rumor that they were smearing Obama with false rumors?

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