Wing-Nuts Go Crazy Over Today's Media Coverage of McCain


The wingnutosphere is in top form today, which means that the whining and moaning and bleating has reached a full-throated roar.


Oh, how awful it is (whine whimper) that NBC and Andrea Mitchell aren't being "fair and balanced." (See especially the fatuous garbage being peddled at Newsbusters, as well as Red State.) And we all know what that means. Hey, that's not in the playbook!


And gee, aren't those liberals just so meaaaaan for implying that Honorable John McCain, the Man With More Honor Than Anyone Evah!!!, might have lifted his "cross in the sand" tale from other sources. See especially American Spectator and Confederate Yankee, as well as Tom Maguire, who whines that liberals are now Swift Boating poor John McCain.


Leave John McCain alooooooone!

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