Thursday, November 13, 2008

Sarah Palin's Ignorance of Africa

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/13/arts/television/13hoax.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin

The New York Times
13 November 2008

A Senior Fellow at the Institute of Nonexistence

By RICHARD PIREZ-PEQA

It was among the juicier post-election recriminations: Fox News Channel quoted an unnamed McCain campaign figure as saying that Sarah Palin did not know that Africa was a continent. [...]

[A "pair of obscure filmmakers," Eitan Gorlin and Dan Mirvish, take credit for starting the rumor.]