Maddow Reports Satire as Fact, Blames Beck

Guy Benson
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Posted: Feb 02, 2011 10:47 AM
Monday:  Laying on the snark even more generously than usual, Maddow latches on to a completely made up story and reports it as evidence of right-wing lunacy.



Tuesday: Maddow, realizing she'd been had, apologizes for being duped ("shame on us"), but blames Glenn Beck and Red State for creating a media culture in which nutty stories are believable enough to fool her and her staff.

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Kudos for Maddow for owning up to the mistake.  Thumbs-down to her lame attempt at partial blame shift.