Source of Hagel internet rumor fesses up

Remember the game of Telephone? Well, Dan Friedman of the NY Daily News explains that he called a Republican aide on Capitol Hill with a question: Had Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel ever given a speech to, say, the Junior League of Hezbollah or the Friends of Hamas?

According to Friedman, the unnamed aide spread the question to and from there it propagated throughout the right-wing blogosphere, whose paranoiacs will believe anything that reflects poorly on those with whom they disagree

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