Today in Fake Scandals

First off, it seems that when Hillary Clinton was a practicing lawyer she took a job as a court-appointed attorney for an indigent client and she sought to advance her client's interests zealously. Newsday wants us to find that sleazy, but it's the nature of the American legal system. It would have been irresponsible for her to do otherwise.

Second, a photo surfaced of Barack Obama wearing some funny-looking (to American eyes) clothing while on a trip to Africa. This led to a bewildering series of charges and countercharges from the Obama and Clinton campaigns, even though the whole thing was likely trumped up out of little or nothing by Matt Drudge to drive traffic.