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Taped Shut

In a stunning triumph of spin over reality, the blogosphere is going crazy over a videotape — a tape that none of them have actually seen or heard, and might not even exist.

Reports have been circulated (conveniently enough on the eve of the last two democratic primaries) that there is a tape containing video of Michelle Obama ranting about “whitey” at Trinity United with Rev. Louis Farrakhan — a racist’s wet dream!

The Village Voice gives a round-up of the response from the right-wing blogophere

National Review even calls the tape “infamous”

A blogger analyses how the tape might have been misinterpreted (how can you misinterpret something you haven’t even heard?)