Anatomy Of A Smear

Ken AshfordElection 2008, Right Wing and Inept MediaLeave a Comment

The Washington Post has a nice story about the latest Obama smear.  It’s about a "story" (that Obama went to a radical Muslim school and is, hence, a radical Muslim) that leapt from spam e-mail to a conservative magazine to the mainstream media — despite having anonymous sources, and devoid of actual fact.

The silly season has started.