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Where is the inaccurate online encyclopedia for conservatives?

Now that conservatives have their own Daily Show, they're moving on to their own special brand of Truthiness. Behold, Conservapedia, the democratically-edited, inaccurate online encyclopedia that both Jesus and his best friend George Washington would have used! It was launched a few months ago in response to Wikipedia's obvious Anti-American and Anti-Christian slant (they won't let you edit the "Evolution" entry to say that two of every animal in the world can fit into a boat!), its over-abundance of Moby articles (seriously, that's one of their examples of bias), and its disgustingly gossipy tone:

Gossip is pervasive on Wikipedia. Many entries read like the National Enquirer. For example, Wikipedia's entry on Nina Totenberg states, "She married H. David Reines, a trauma physician, in 2000. On their honeymoon, he treated her for severe injuries after she was hit by a boat propeller while swimming." That sounds just like the National Enquirer, and reflects a bias towards gossip. Conservapedia avoids gossip and vulgarity, just as a true encyclopedia does.


Have you ever read anything so tawdry, so horribly vulgar as "he treated her for severe injuries after she was hit by a boat propeller"? Anyway, here are two examples of the conservative-biased (as opposed to liberal-biased) Truthiness:

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (b. 1947) is, as of 2007, Senator from the State of New York. Prior to her career as a United States Senator, she was the First Lady of the United States during the Clinton administration. In the early days of this administration she led an unsuccessful effort to create a national health care system.

Clinton has announced her intention of running for President of the United States in 2008. If elected, she would be the first female President of the United States.

That's the entire entry for Hillary Clinton. Not that bad, right? Except if you click on "national health care system," it takes you to this. Well played, Conservapedia. But then there's my favorite entry:

Fox News was started in 1996 in response to the other cable news channels which all had obvious liberal biases. Because of this, Rupert Murdoch decided to start a real new channel which would tell the truth. The success of Fox news over every other news channel is because it is fair and balanced. It has many people on it who work to spread truth such as Sean Hannity who is a great American. Fox News is best because instead of just telling you what to think, they only report the news unbiased and then allow the viewer to decide.

Who knew Sean Hannity could write on the Olsen level? I don't know about all of you, but I'm really looking forward to the day when conservatives, in response to the obvious liberal bias of the angle of the spigots, make their own separate, conservative drinking fountains.