Dispatches from the Creation Wars

Best Freudian Slip Ever?

Then again, it may not be a slip. Maybe the guy is just ignorant.

In an alley behind a non-descript row of brick buildings on North Speer Boulevard, and on the other side of a large metal gate with armed guards standing in front, Republicans have set up a “war room” in Denver…

Republican National Committee Chairman Mike Duncan said the team of nearly two dozen staffers at the opposition headquarters will be “fact-checking” statements made by the Obama campaign and by speakers during the convention.

“Just consider this the Ministry of Truth,” quipped Dick Wadhams, chairman of the Colorado Republican Party.

A) That may be the funniest name I’ve seen in months. B) Someone needs to tell him that the Ministry of Truth in Orwell’s book was the place where they crafted lies.