The Brave 'Self-Correcting' Blogosphere
In case you were wondering, I have yet to find one person who attacked who has acknowledged the results of the DCF report exonerating him of charges of abuse and neglect. And before you forget, what were some of those charges?
In at least one case, the caller found the evidence of Terri Schiavo's alleged abuse on the Internet. In January 2004, a female caller reported that Terri Schiavo had an infection on her stomach, at the site of her feeding tube, that was not being treated. But, when questioned, she said she had no first-hand knowledge. She "stated that her information on current infections and lack of treatment was from Yahoo chatline," the report said.
She found it on the internets. Fabulous. I guess if the internet is good enough for Bill Frist to make a diagnosis on Terri Schiavo, an internet rumor is probably good enough for some crank to trigger an investigation. After all, this is becoming know-nothing nation, where the louder and dumber you are, the more attention you get...read on
Actually we have video of Michelle Malkin making funky, squishy, squealing sounds while listening to some of the horrific bogus claims. I guess she figured if she acted disgusted enough, that would help make them true.