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Wednesday, October 17, 2007

The Randi Rhodes Mugging Hoax

Today's hoax report - updated:

Randi Rhodes mugging suspect

Gawker: Was Talk Show Host Randi Rhodes Jumped By 14 Ketel Ones?

comment: A women falling down drunk and making up stories about being assaulted? Oi, Vai!

Randi Rhodes mugging suspect is brought in for questioning
Randi RhodesNY Daily News:
Air America host Randi Rhodes wasn't mugged — Air America radio host Randi Rhodes is temporarily off the air, but claims she was brutally attacked near her Manhattan apartment are bogus, her lawyer and a police source said today. — Fellow host Jon Elliott claimed on the liberal radio network . . .

Rhodes' lawyer told the Daily News she was injured in a fall while walking her dog. He said she's not sure what happened, and only knows that she fell down and is in a lot of pain. The lawyer said Rhodes expects to be back on the air Thursday. He stressed there is no indication she was targeted or that she was the victim of a "hate crime." . . .
Chef Mojo / Daily Pundit: a twisted morality play
Larisa Alexandrovna / At-Largely: Update on Rhodes and Elliott should be fired...
James Joyner / Outside The Beltway: Randi Rhodes Mugging Story
Gaius / Blue Crab Boulevard: Paranoia Strikes Deep
Skippy / skippy the bush kangaroo: randi rhodes' mugging...never mind
Nicole Belle / Crooks and Liars: Randi Rhodes Hurt in NY
Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés / The Moderate Voice: Randi Rhodes UPDATE: Mixmaster-Media Ignites
Chuck Adkins: Randi Rhoads Update
Melissa McEwan / Shakespeare's Sister: Randi Rhodes Update
Stephen Green / VodkaPundit: Randi Rhodes: Unmugged
Bill Anderson / LieStoppers: Yet Another Leftist Reichstag Fire, Randi Rhodes was NOT mugged

arooosk / Talking Radio:
Randi Rhodes is the Victim of a Violent Attack — Updated on October 16 at 8:50 AM PDT. Update set in bold face italics — Randi Rhodes was mugged on Sunday night on 39th Street and Park Ave, nearby her Manhattan apartment, while she was walking her dog Simon.

Michelle Malkin:
Randi Rhodes wasn't mugged, Air America credibility plunges to NYTimes stock-level depths — Update 8:30pm Eastern. "It was the brownshirts!" — Lord, what fools these moonbats be. — The real story: … The nutroots are sorely disappointed. But the truth isn't likely to stop …

Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice:
Progressive Talk Show Host Randi Rhodes Is Badly Beaten In Street Attack (UPDATED)
Discussion: The American Street
Ed Morrissey / Captain's Quarters:
Another Liberal Fantasy Hits Hard Reality

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