Remember Scott Beauchamp? The soldier who wrote stories from the Middle East, about things like mocking a disfigured woman in a chow hall, running over a dog and wearing pieces of baby skull under helmets? The tales never rang true, but the editors of The New Republic ran with them like crack addicts looking for more baking soda. Now that TNR has posted a whinging, non-apology, Franklin Foer is your editorial man of the hour whose self-effacing pen is less mighty than his apparent ego. And that’s why there’s already a new movie out (click below for poster-sized parody goodness):
Patterico here and here.
Powerline steals my poster title before I even publish it. Sheesh! Would that TNR or Mainstream Media were this fast.
Pajamas Media’s Bob Owens.
NewsBusters promises more to come.
Six Meat Buffet.
Blue Crab Boulevard rounds up a ton of links.
A Blog For All.
Melanie Morgan links to Michelle Malkin.
And the final word (as so often) comes from Iowa Hawk.