Advice to a prophet

September 5, 2008

When a person can no longer laugh at himself, it is time for others to laugh at him.
  – Thomas Szasz

It’s the silly season

September 5, 2008

That is, it’s a US presidential election year and thus the garbage about the candidates is flying. In her short time on the national stage (just 7 days and counting), Governor Palin has been subjected to a constant barrage of rumors, smears, innuendos, lies, and insane speculations the like of which I don’t think I’ve ever seen. And almost all of them have been eaten up and happily regurgitated by the so-called "mainstream media." (Fact checking, what’s that?)

Luckily for us, Charlie at Explorations has gathered all of them (so far!) and listed them in one place, along with the truth. It’s an ever-growing list, and I have to wonder if his server will run out of room before we run out of Palin rumors.