This one takes the cake. Huffington’s nonsense take on the Blair House Incident wins the prize for the stupidest article on the Huff we have seen. If you have seen dumber, please drop us a note to let us know.
Huffington is notorious for making stories where none exist, either by lying outright or distorting the story in such a way that it totally misleads their readers, who, it is unfortunate to say, are mostly sheep.
Please note while reading this article, you must follow the related links to have it all make sense. Without reading the lead article referenced below, one reader noted you may have difficulty following the thread. The Lead Article is a very short two paragraph satire of the Huff. Thank you.
Our lead-off article, in case you missed it, consisted of this Huffington satire. It mixes two unrelated Huffington lies to make one big Huffington lie.
The Huff primarily uses splogging to misguide their readers. Splogs (spam blogs) like the Huff take credit for someone else’s article by typing in a lead paragraph, appending the link to the original article, and submitting the article as their own. Huffington has taken it a step further by submitting their web page on DIGG.com to draw readers to their site rather than to the site of the original author.
The Huff augments this by ensuring the headline and lead paragraph distort the truth. The Huff will also pick up on total nonsense liberal articles printed by liberal blogs that will do anything, including publishing lies, to get a reference from the Huff. In this way, the Huff can distort the truth and blame someone else for the lie. Convenient eh?
The typical Huff reader has a very short attention span. To be fair, most browsing the internet do. So, they read the misleading caption and lead paragraph or two and skip straight to the comments section to bash the intended target of the article, typically, you guessed it, a Republican. The sheep have been conveniently herded into believing another Huffington Lie.
In this case, the ignorance of Huff Readers was evident beyond belief in the comments section following the Huffington blurb. As usual, they just read the original two misleading paragraphs which intentionally made an attempt to imply that President Bush was somehow snubbing Obama. Comments were the usual drivel we expect from the small minded liberals that frequent the blog.
“The Bushes have NO CLASS.” said jdw1981
“They have class. It’s just all LOW”, spewed BrahminNoodles
“OOOPS!!! Looks like someone forgot about the President-elect!!” AdamAnt12 ignorantly chimed in.
More hateful comments were also made, some disgusting in their inference, referring to Laura Bush as a racist or worse.
In reality, no President elect has moved into the Blair house before January 15, which is 5 days before the inauguration. Much planning goes into making the house ready by that time and much security surrounds the event. It would be incredibly unusual for that to happen early because functions and other activities are planned well in advance, especially during transition periods such as the departure of a standing President, including January 15 itself. Security and other arrangements involve extensive planning of personnel and such a change would be extremely onerous to arrange.
The misleading blog article implies the Bush’s are somehow nefarious for keeping the guest list secret from the public, but the fact is, the guest list has always been secret. For obvious security reasons, guests would not want their presence advertised, so that list is intentionally not made public. Assassinations and attacks on international and public officials are rather unpleasant affairs.
What did Obama’s transition staff have to say about this horrific event reported by the Huffington Post and referenced from an article written by a Liberian born blogger?
“The Bushes have been extremely accommodating to the Obama family’s needs and the entire process has been smooth and friendly,” one told NBC News, speaking anonymously because the discussions about the family’s transition are considered private. Said another: “It’s just the way things happen. We understand — it’s no big deal.”
Yup, Obama acknowledges this was a racist and horrific insult to the President Elect, and George and Laura Bush should be drawn and quartered immediately in front of Arianna Huffington.
This story, which Huffington and the New York Times blogger attempted to make into a hate article, was a very simple one that should have interested no one. Obama requested that an exception be made because his children have to enter school. It was a reasonable request. Obama is well aware that the Blair House is not typically available until January 15, and never has been, but the Huff attempted to make it a hate issue, to which many hateful comments towards Bush were made.
Surprised? Don’t be. The Huff is designed to breed hate and lies. Their readers were screaming “RACIST” and “BIGOT” in the comments section, but they had no understanding at all about the actual topic thanks to the Huff. The Huffington breeded hate and twisted logic in the minds of their readers once again.
How many DIGGs will this new Huffington Lie get? Please read this MSNBC article first that explains the truth, then read the distorted Huffington Original the blog actually had the audacity to make their main headline. We think a normal person would DIGG the first because it is the truth, but the sensationalistic lies and distortions of the Huff will likely win out.