Credulous Rightblogger Profiled in Newsweek


In the late election, RedState’s Eric Erickson helped spread Ashley Todd’s fraudulent “Obama mugger” story. Right after the election, he started “Operation Leper” to purge Palin doubters from the Republican Party. This week Newsweek profiles Erickson, saying he “has grabbed his party’s power brokers by their elephant-stitched suspenders.” Newsweek also notes RedState’s “regular-folks crew” and “community network.” RedState is part of Eagle Publishing, operators of Regnery Books.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on November 17, 2008

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