Inventing the News

INVENTING THE NEWS….Did Michelle Obama take a backhanded swipe at Hillary Clinton a few days ago? If you read her full comment, it’s pretty obvious that she didn’t. But if you pull a single one of her sentences out of context, it’s possible — with the help of a very febrile imagination — to twist it into some kind of sly dig.

So which interpretation ended up getting the most attention? Do I have to tell you? Bob Somerby has the blow-by-blow. Go read it.

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