By now it's clear what Breitbart is selling. The real question is why the mainstream media and Democratic politicians bought it. Breitbart is a con artist, but con artists only succeed if consumers don't know they are being conned -- or don't care.
As readers are no doubt aware, Glenn Beck went online for an interview with Katie Couric to insist that the country would have been worse off under Senator John McCain. So not surprisingly, there's a backlash brewing, courtesy of one of Beck's fellow right-wing talkers.