Maybe documenting the whole plan in writing wasn't the best idea.The latest bizzaro hidden camera stunt orchestrated by conservative filmmakers James O'Keefe and Ben Wetmore has, by all accounts, epically failed.
From U of M-Morris to Louisiana WatergateThat's it? Four teabuggers mistaking themselves for crusading journalists fake their way in to a U.S. senator's office to mess with her phones and they get off with a wrist slap? That's the way they roll down in New Orleans, evidently. Magistrate Judg ... More >>
It sounds like the four men agreed to plead guilty in return for the reduced charges.
Basel seems confident that the hidden-camera footage from New Orleans will clear his name with the courts and public. Will it?
A local boy's rise to power in America's right wing
Long before Joe Basel was arrested in Louisiana, he and his cohorts were already traveling the country filming investigative journalism stunts. Here are five of the best.
Affadavit claims conservative U of M-Morris editor and friends masqueraded as repairmen
We have recently attained a veritable treasure trove of U of M-Morris memories of Joe Basel, including a topless photo.
The press keeps digging up dirt on University of Minnesota-Morris teabugger Joe Basel.
The "End Racism & Sexism Now: Kill all White Males" controversy.
Is there anything this guy doesn't lie about?
The former University of Minnesota-Morris student is part of a vast conservative activist network.
Dates with a senator-elect's daughter. Busted by the FBI. The former University of Minnesota-Morris student gets around.
Basel, 24, was arrested in connection with the bizarre incident Watergate-like incident in which "telephone repairmen" attempted to rig Senator Mary Landrieu's phone
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