First rule of journalism? When there’s no juicy story, just make one up, and hopefully it’ll stick.

OK, well, that’s the rule if you’re Politico’s Blake Hounshell, at least. Take a gander at this ridiculousness:

‘Scuse us?

It isn’t. But doggone it, Blake’s gonna do his damnedest to make it bad.

Because he says so, that’s why!

Yep. Too bad he’s completely full of it.

It’s definitely right up there.

And she hasn’t been for a long, long time.

Guess not.

Yep. Whatever it takes to knock her down, facts be damned!

Hopefully Fiorina can draw at least a little comfort from this kind of hacky garbage:

So there’s that!

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