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How to get People in Glass Houses to stop throwing stones

Jed Lewison has been tracking how many times the mainstream media mentioned John Edwards’ affair, and yesterday the number dropped by a factor of four. Why? On Sean Hannity’s show, Alan Colmes finally got tired of a bunch of conservatives yammering on about how you can’t trust someone who cheats on his wife, and asked the obvious question — what about John McCain’s affair? He cheated on his injured wife, and lied about it. Why can we trust McCain and not Edwards?

I guess once the media realized that if they keep talking about Edwards’ affair, they might have to talk about McCain’s affair, they decided it was better to just shut up.

Watch Colmes:



  1. johnbpt wrote:

    Could Colmes actually be growing a pair after all these years of being Hannity’s punching bag?

    Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 8:46 am | Permalink
  2. Dave Kliman wrote:

    its far better to watch the corrected version of any faux footage whatsoever… watching it without the buzzes makes it hard to distinguish all the different lies.

    Friday, August 15, 2008 at 9:35 am | Permalink

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