TRACKING THE WINGNUTOSPHERE….As near as I can tell, the right-wing blogosphere was so thrilled over its takedown of Dan Rather in 2004 that it’s spent the entire time since then desperately digging around for similar triumphs. Unfortunately, they keep getting it wrong. Steve Benen has the rundown. (And while you’re at it, check out Greg Sargent’s rundown of the “Lonely Kerry” story too.)

On the positive side, they don’t use a lot of four-letter words. “Wrong but well mannered” seems to be their motto.