Color photo of Cindy McCain standing at a McCain/Palin podium during a September 15, 2008, stop in Jacksonville, Florida, on the presidential campaign trail.

There was Cindy Lou McCain inside the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix, draped over her husband’s casket. Her coifed head, a mother-of-pearl orb, rested, momentarily, upon the weeping box’s lid. My heart is in the coffin there with Caesar. The…

Facebook screenshot showing an unsmiling Paul Horner at a 2016 rally for Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson

Comedian and hoaxster extraordinaire Paul Horner earned international infamy for churning out fake news items on sites he created, including SuperOfficialNews.com, NationalReport.net, and NewsExaminer.net. Horner’s tall tales bamboozled so many people over the years that mainstream news outlets initially were reluctant…