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January 9th, 2011
The stupid, it burns
Sarah Palin’s people now say those weren’t crosshairs on the ad targeting Democrats, they were surveyor’s symbols, inspiring much amusement on Twitter and elsewhere. As @lippard notes, “You remember how the map was described — ’survey the landscape for a 2010 win.’” Clearly that’s why she scrubbed her Tweets and website — you know how controversial those surveyor’s symbols are.
And of course the right wing bloggers are doing what they always do — as my friend @barryeisler sums it up, “Deny everything, admit nothing, make counteraccusations.” Which reminded me of this cartoon from 2005 …