It started with a David Horowitz type college story:
An alleged physical attack on a Princeton University student who is leading a movement to instill conservative moral values among undergraduates is rattling the campus here. A politics major from Texas who is a junior, Francisco Nava, said he was physically attacked Friday, beaten, and rendered unconscious by two black-clad men about two miles from campus, he told the student newspaper, the Daily Princetonian, in an interview...read on
That would have been pretty terrible if it had actually been true. Just when you thought some Conservatives couldn't get any creepier.
A student at Princeton University who said he was beaten unconscious by two black-clad assailants Friday has said that he fabricated the assault, and that he sent e-mail death threats to himself, three other Princeton students, and a prominent conservative professor at Princeton, Robert George, police said today.
The guy beat himself senseless. The proverbial "black menace" attacks the poor and sensitive Conservative---who only wants to bring a little joy and morals to the land. I'm sure the NRCC will take a hard look at Mr. Nava. And what does that tell you about religion in politics?
According to friends, Mr. Nava grew up as a devout Roman Catholic and converted to Mormonism. He served on a two-year mission trip to Russia with the Mormon Church.
Oh, look--Brit Hume is using it today with an update: "Little Outrage over Little Outrage Over Student Beating at Princeton University."