Well, Sarah Palin's "death panels" may have been named "Lie of the Year," but they live on in Tea Party movement legend.
Ray Stevens -- noted for such novelty songs as "The Streak" and "Ahab the Arab" -- has a music video out that's being hailed as "the Anthem of the Tea Party movement" titled "We the People":
“We the People” is about Obamacare and the health-care reform bills that have passed both houses of Congress.
The lyrics express a comic, but pointed warning to members of Congress: “You vote Obamacare, we’re going to vote you out of there. We the People have awakened to your tricks. You vote to let this pass, you’re going to be out on your (sound of foghorn).”
They also feature a noteworthy lyric:
We've heard from Hannity, Beck and Limbaugh
What you got in mind for Grandma
[Video: Nurse putting chloroformed cloth over elderly woman's face]
Yeah, now that you mention it, we have heard that from those three -- and a number of others. And we also know that IT'S A FREAKING LIE.
And you'll notice that Bill O'Reilly played this very snippet the other night, quite approvingly, and made no attempt to correct the record. This is how the Fox propagandists keep spreading the lies.
But then, if there were some nugget of news on Fox that were actually true, these nimrods would never believe it.