Breitbart.com editor Joel Pollack went on Soledad O’Brien’s CNN show this morning to talk about Andrew Breitbart’s last big scoop–linking President Obama to Harvard Law professor Derrick Bell. Didn’t go so well. O’Brien wasn’t buying it and neither were most of the other big media creatures of the world. The reaction to this story is what would have happened to any other Breitbart story that wasn’t fronted by Breitbart. Pretty much all of Breitbart’s “scoops” were bogus (Weiner’s wiener the one sensational exception). But he knew how the needle the press into giving them more coverage than they deserved.
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