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Friends of Hamas

Michael Calderone

Hookers, Hamas And Hagel: Conservative Media Struggles For Credibility

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.22.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON –- On Thursday evening atop the capital city's posh W hotel, National Review editor Rich Lowry toasted Robert Costa on becoming the magaz...

WATCH: Colbert Takes On Laughable Right-Wing Media Blunder

Posted 02.22.2013 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert opened Thursday's "Colbert Report" with a segment on the short-lived by mildly hilarious "Friends of Hamas" non-scandal, which explode...

WATCH: Reporter Who Fueled Hagel Rumor Responds To Conservative Attacks

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media

The reporter who says he inadvertently started the bogus "Friends of Hamas" rumor about Chuck Hagel has some advice for conservatives in the media: tr...

Jason Linkins

'Friends Of Hamas' Origin Story Exposes The Fact That Some People Are Dumb Enough To Fall For Anything

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics

Last week, we made note of the way the hearings on Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of Defense -- both within and outside the Senate chambers -- had ...

'Friends of Hamas' and Why the GOP Can't Win the Internet

Eric Boehlert | Posted 04.22.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Tellingly, the fact that the scary sounding group doesn't exist didn't stop a right-wing site from pushing the tall tale; a tale that quickly ricocheted across the conservative media landscape and was touted as a deeply troubling development.

How One Of The Stupidest Chuck Hagel Rumors Got Started

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media

A New York Daily News reporter revealed on Wednesday that he might have been the inadvertent source of one of the strangest rumors about Chuck Hagel,...