Anatomy of a Lie: ACORN, Charles Hynes, & the Church of Liberalism’s Canonization Process


Global warming is settled science.  Saddam Hussein never had WMDs.  Tax cuts only benefit the rich.  Ever wonder how so many leftist talking points come to be accepted as conventional wisdom?  Often, it’s simply a matter of the media saying so as if they’re vetted, well-established conclusions, despite skipping the messy “vetting” and “establishing” parts.
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JACOB LAKSIN: The Rise of the Muckraking Right, AFF Doublethink Online »


Mike Flynn thought it was a crazy idea. When James O’Keefe, a 25-year-old, self-styled investigative journalist, first approached him last August about promoting a series of candid-camera style videos on the community organizing group ACORN, Flynn, an old Washington hand and editor of the new libertarian-themed website Big Government, initially dismissed the project as far-fetched. […]