The great thing about the blogosphere is that you can say something but you then have to stand by it. On October 23, John Moody, executive vice-president of Fox News, wrote the following sentence:

If the [Pittsburgh] incident turns out to be a hoax, Senator McCain’s quest for the presidency is over, forever linked to race-baiting.

Since then, since we discovered it was a hoax, Moody has been silent. Qui tacet consentire videtur. The view of the executive vice-president of Fox News is that John McCain is a race-baiter. Worth remembering.

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