Faux News, indeed: Forget the CBS scandal, Talking Points Memo caught overtly partisan Fox News makin' shit up this morning. In a story linked from the site's home page, copy includes fabricated quotes attributed to John Kerry like "Didn't my nails and cuticles look great? What a good debate!" and "It's about the Supreme Court. Women should like me! I do manicures." Without comment (TPM's Josh Marshall is awaiting a response from Fox), the text--which also claims Kerry said, "I'm metrosexual—he's a cowboy."--quickly disappeared from the site. Kerry aides say the candidate said no such thing... And we wonder why perceptions of the media's credibility are at a 30-year low.

Update: Fox has published an apology and retraction.

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