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September 13, 2004

Remember Sandy Berger?

Remember the Sandy Berger smear? This was the story claiming that President Clinton's National Security Advisor had smuggled incriminating documents out of the National Archives. (Berger was completely cleared.) This was a planned smear - in the works for months - and was used by the Republicans to make the public think that Clinton was responsible for letting the 9/11 attack happen and that "the Democrats" were engaged in a conspiracy to cover up the evidence.

Well, along similar lines, and listening to Limbaugh just now, I can see that the Right's "Bush Guard memo forgery" is taking shape. The entire Wurlitzer - the Right's media echo chamber that is able to repeat a lie over and over and over until it is the ONLY story in the news - is cranked up and telling the public that CBS has been caught engaging in a smear against Bush using forged documents. Never mind that the document (one document, no plural 's') in question is legit. [...]

Read the rest of Dave Johnson's savvy take on the supposedly forged documents.

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This is soooo dangerous These people are as Krugman said years ago, revolutionaries. Tear everything down, then rebuild it to your liking. But first and foremost destroy existing structures and institutions.

I am beginning to suspect they would not mind the electoral system going into total meltdown in the fall. Obviously and openly stealing the election, in order to irrevocably compromise their supporters and completely demoralize the opposition.

I think it's obvious that Dan Rather smuggled the memos out of the Kerry campaign in his socks...

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