The David Petraeus scandal is a tragedy of personal and global importance. Who could have possibly predicted such an undoing? None other than fake pundit Martin Eisenstadt... five years ago, to be exact.
Instead of Hockey Mom Sarah, now we have Frankenstorm Sandy. Instead of commercials comparing Paris Hilton to Barack Obama, we now watch everything on DVR. And instead of the ill-conceived elevation of Joe the Plumber to national folk hero, this time we got ill-advised pronouncements about rape.
According to one Department of Defense adviser, the Obama administration has found a creative way to both pacify the gay rights community and placate hawks who'd urged him to send more troops to Afghanistan.
With journalism migrating to the internet, it's important readers can trust what they read -- at the very least from companies like Ben & Jerry's that position themselves as concerned about our welfare.