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January 11, 2017

Ben Smith Defends His Jackassishly Partisan Decision to Publish Trump Dump; Gets Flustered When Asked if He'd Similarly Publish Such Unverified Claims About Other Figures

Video below.

One thing I'll say in his very, very partial defense. Mickey Kaus spoke a long while ago about "Dark Star" news -- it's news that the news media is talking about behind the scenes, but won't publish it, because they can't verify it (or, as in Bill Clinton's case, don't want to verify it).

Kaus called it a "Dark Star" situation because while you could not see the massive object itself -- see, it's a Dark Star, shedding no light -- you could nonetheless tell its presence by the gravitation it exerted on things you could see.

Since the #NeverTrump lunatics and liberal lunatics (two categories, by the way, it's increasingly difficult to tell apart) have been lunacizing themselves over this document, in a way, it's better that we do all get to see it, and get to see the seed of madness that has germinated so lushly inside the minds of the deranged hyperpartisans.

We can finally see the lunatic "logic" behind their increasingly inexplicable behavior.



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