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March 26, 2006

They Got "The Nech"

That's how I'll always know Ben Domenech-- as "The Nech," a heroic leader in the mold of Jeff Gannon. True enough, I never heard of him before last week, and my initial post about him got his name wrong (Domensch, I think I wrote, or something), but I know now that he was my hero and the entire conservative movement has been set back decades because they got "The Nech."

The top Imam, as it were, of the entire right-wing conspiracy jihad.

"The Nech" more or less has admitted his plagiarism now, after denying it for a day. I'd like to say "The Nech" manned up or took his lumps courageously, but really, he didn't. He admitted this stuff because, well, it was simply no longer deniable.

Which isn't the worst sin imaginable. I've got to tell you, if I were suddenly given a plum position at the Washington Post, and then had decade-old misdeeds revealed that threatened not just my new gig but the entire trajectory of my career, I can't say I'd immediately 'fess up either. I think I'd lie. I'm a more or less honest person but that's what people do when confronted with sins they'd thought hidden-- they lie.

Which isn't to excuse him. He still plagiarized, and then lied about it. That's bad. I'm just saying it's understandable, as many sins are. "Understandable" doesn't mean "excusable." Just that we're all humans with failings.

Right Wing Nuthouse has a long piece on this which is worth reading. He quotes Jeff Goldstein a lot, who's always worth reading.

If you don't have time for Right Wing Nuthouse's entire post, just "The Nech's" account of the Capitol Building shooting, and RWN's praise of that writing. Then skip down to the update.

Say it ain't so, "The Nech." Say it ain't so.

Oh, wait, he already did.

First Gannon, now "The Nech." I'm not sure I have the strength to carry on.

Thanks to Allah.

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