A steep descent brings Clinton's plane to Charleston's hilltop airport. After an appropriate wait, she steps from the plane and pretends to wave to a crowd of supporters; in fact, she is waving to 10 photographers underneath the airplane's wing. She pretends to spot an old friend in the crowd, points and gives another wave; in fact, she is waving at an aide she had been talking with on the plane minutes earlier.
Milbank's "Dead Parrot" premise courtesy of David Corn
, via Don Surber
, via Rod Dreher
and many other bloggers, which he seems to have forgotten. The newspaper rule: It's not plagiarism if you steal from bloggers.