NYT Just Learned A HARD LESSON About Fake News

There are all sorts of ideological reasons why slander is such a hallmark of the Left, but the biggest one is very simple: like unruly, spoiled children, liberals virtually never face consequences for their actions. But that may be about to change.

The Daily Caller reports that ex-Alaska Governor and GOP vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin is filing a defamation suit against the New York Times over a June 14 op-ed that falsely accused her of inspiring the 2011 shooting of Democrat Rep. Gabby Giffords.

Despite the Left’s rush to exploit the tragedy, it was conclusively established at the time that the shooter, Jared Loughner, was mentally deranged and driven by insane motivations completely unrelated to politics. Yet the Times apparently felt that resurrecting the smear was in order, to deflect from this month’s shooting of Republican Rep. Steve Scalise, which actually was perpetrated for political reasons — left-wing ones.

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