Thomas E. Woods, Jr., is the New York Times bestselling author of 11 books, including The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History and Meltdown (on the financial crisis.) A senior fellow of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Woods has appeared on MSNBC, CNBC, FOX News, FOX Business, C-SPAN, Bloomberg Television, and hundreds of radio programs... (Read More)
After I complained to the editors at policymic.com that I had obviously been a victim of libel, and that “Alex Stenovsky” had written an article worthy of a remedial junior-high class, they first ordered him to substantiate the charges and then, when that proved impossible, they took the article down altogether. (This is not “censorship,” by the way. It’s their site.)
But now the plot thickens. There is no such person as “Alex Stenovsky.” (This link is to a Google image search for the photo of this alleged person.)
Now what kind of person would have an incentive to write a hit piece based on falsehoods and fake anonymous quotations (no Romney campaign person would ever have said, “If Ron Paul had had an extra $1 million, he might be the president-elect today”; is that not the most laughable fake quotation in the history of the world?), and create a fake account to do it? Someone with a direct ax to grind against a campaign critic, perhaps?