Friday, March 19, 2010
Washington shenanigans and dirty tricks
Intrigue and deceit in Washington. Oh no! There's no way I could summarize this bizarre tale, but you'll be damn glad you linked.
Christina Bellantoni has the tick tock on how an obscurely sourced (at best) memo purporting to detail Democrats' messaging plan on health care reform traveled in just a few hours this afternoon from a Republican lobbyist to political reporters to Hill aides and onto high-profile news websites before Democrats beat the story back with cries that the memo was a "hoax."
Rep. AnthonyWeiner tears apart Rep. Scott Garrett for reading fake memo on House floor.
Tip of the hat to Oliver Willis.