Dumbass Doug Mataconis of “Below the Beltway“, one of the crappiest legal minds in world history, swallows hook, line and sinker whatever they say on Democrat Underground or HuffingtonPost. He even cites “Wikipedia” as his authority. That would be like standing up in court and saying, “Your Honor, I know that Obama was born in the U.S.A. because it was in “Peanuts” cartoons just the other day.
As a REAL lawyer, with a keenly trained legal mind (somewhat dulled by years of alcohol ingestion), the first thing I do is to keep an open mind. Hmmm. The document looks legit. It looks old, it looks like it has a lot of little details that some schmuck of the street couldn’t have just made it up. Is it possible it is fake? ABSOLUTELY. Do I accept it without further proof? Or dismiss it out of hand? Hell no. I’m waiting. It has the book and page number. It should be easy for somebody to go look it up and track down its authenticity. Likewise, it should be easy to track down more info, and either prove or disprove the document. Continue reading