The Huffington Post has learned that the below video has been doctored. We regret the error and apologize to Mr. Gibson. John Gibson never compared Eric Holder to a monkey with a bright blue scrotum.
Do tell! And yet, the claim seemed so plausible when we first heard it!!
That’s one of TIME Magazine’s Best Blogs, folks. Golf clap.
Speaking of which, guess who else fell for it? I’ll give you a hint: it’s a completely implausible claim made about a right-winger. You’d have to be a hysterical nincompoop to fall for it — the type who reprints any negative claim about conservatives, no matter how ridiculous the claim sounds.
You guessed it! Another of TIME Magazine’s Best Blogs, Andrew Sullivan.
Sully has already issued a correction and removed the original language. Luckily, it remains available on the Intertubes, so I may as well present it here for posterity:
It’s also saved for you on Google here.
Too bad johnny dollar isn’t one of TIME Magazine’s Best Blogs. Then again, it appears that the key qualification for that honor is the willingness to fall for idiotic claims about conservatives — so maybe that’s company johnny doesn’t want to keep.