Desperate times call for desperate measures?

Interesting post here by Red State on an apparent fabrication of….errrr….”news” out of the Middle East.  It would seem the The New Republic reported on a story of female contractor supposedly receiving severe facial burns from an IED. 

Regrettably, at least for the purveyor of this falsehood, it hasn’t taken the blogosphere long to pick this lie apart.  Good thing for us we don’t have to take fabrications as news anymore.

More on it from the Weekly Standard’s blog and Matt Sanchez.

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One Response to “Desperate times call for desperate measures?”

  1. More on the Scott Thomas front coming to light « Volunteer Opinion Journal Says:

    […] articles run the pseudonymous soldier “Scott Thomas”.  I posted something briefly here on it yesterday, after running across information posted at Red State on it.  Now, Louise Story at […]

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