Michael Crowley/TNR falls for obvious hoax (source of Sarah Palin smears)

The New Republic - home to a long series of reprehensible folks like James Kirchick and Jason Zengerle - has fallen for another hoax.

This time around, Michael Crowley offers the post "Even More Palin Cluelessness" (blogs.tnr.com/tnr/blogs/the_stump/archive/2008/11/10/even-more-palin-cluelessness.aspx, via HotAir) about a supposed former McCain campaign advisor admitting that he was the source for the recent smears of Sarah Palin.

Just one problem: as the third comment informs us, the supposed advisor is apparently just a trickster:


The apparent trickster's page about this is here: