I wonder if liberals will have as hard of time believing this as they do Justice Clarence Thomas’ claim that he couldn’t recall discussing Roe v. Wade while in law school.
By Sunday night, when “April’s Mom” claimed to have given birth to her “miracle baby” – blogging that April Rose had survived a home birth only to die hours later – her web site had nearly a million hits.
There was only one problem with the unfolding tragedy: None of it was true….
By Monday, outraged followers on dozens of Christian parenting web sites unmasked “April’s Mom” as a hoaxer, and hundreds more vented their anger…
Beushausen said she really did lose a son shortly after birth in 2005. She started her blog in March to help deal with that loss and to express her strong anti-abortion views, she said….
“I’ve always liked writing. It was addictive to find out I had a voice that people wanted to hear,” Beushausen said.
“Soon I was getting 100k hits a week, and it just got out of hand,” she said. “I didn’t know how to stop. … One lie led to another.”