MSNBC’s Maddow Reports Internet Spoof Story as Fact

Wow, Rachel actually admitted she made a mistake. Did y’all feel the earth shake a bit? I have cropped a pix from here blogged where she has posted a big goose egg for her score. Rachel, you have a lot of goose eggs on many subjects.

The following is her gaffe from a lampoon site called Christwire.com

John Hudson – Tue Feb 1, 5:04 pm ET
WASHINGTON, DC – Update: See below

The Internet’s finest satirists hooked a big fish in the media world last night. In an embarrassing segment on her MSNBC show, Rachel Maddow slammed conservatives for attacking President Obama’s Egypt policies. Her targets included Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, former ambassador to the UN John Bolton and Stephenson Billings at ChristWire.org. Only problem is Stephenson Billings is not a real person. He’s a fictional byproduct of a website that also warns readers that the Xbox Kinect is a terrorist training tool and the Japanese have created scary robot babies which “threaten humanity.”

The article that caught Maddow’s eye called for an “American-led invasion” into Egypt and begged former Alaska governor Sarah Palin to lead the war cry.

“The escalating crisis in Egypt could become a defining moment for Sarah Palin,” Billings wrote. “Governor Palin needs to speak out publicly and forcibly for an American-led invasion to protect our interests in North Africa.”

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