The year in trumped-up pseudo-scandals

Every day, right-wing blogs and Fox News are abuzz with hysterical reports of partly or wholly invented scandals that, in their fevered imaginations, threaten to once-and-for-all destroy the Obama administration. While most of the bloggers are true believers, convinced that they’re one smoking gun away from opening everyone’s eyes to the criminality of the administration, on Fox they just run with whatever sounds good until they get bored with it or something more entertaining comes along. Once a pseudo-scandal ceases to be useful, it doesn’t really go away forever – Free Republic commenters will reference it until the end of time – but most people just sort of forget about it shortly after Megyn Kelly stops mentioning it.

From The year in trumped-up pseudo-scandals – War Room – Salon.com

Like a walk down memory lane. A rancid, decrepit memory lane.