And the Aurora Propaganda Award Goes to...

The New York Daily News.  Hands down. The winning entry is an anti-Second Amendment Rights piece written in the wake of the Colorado tragedy -- one in which virtually every line contains a callow, melodramatic appeal to emotion or an outright falsehood. The article's only saving grace, if you can call it that, is that it's mostly non-partisan, bearing the title "Blood on hands of Obama, Mitt and NRA!"  This summarizes its thesis, which is that the Aurora police chief was wrong when he said that Colorado shooter James Holmes acted alone.  "Standing at Holmes' side as he unleashed" his carnage, writes the paper, were Wayne LaPierre of the NRA, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, and "millions of zealots," meaning supporters of the Second Amendment.  And if you think that's laying it on thick, try the line following these indictments on for size: "In a vain claim of innocence, the fanatics will say Holmes is a monster and a maniac, that he fired and fired and fired as a man...(Read Full Post)