I can't resist passing this along. Not likely to be on a purely political junkie's radar, but I subscribe to a bunch of RSS feeds dedicated to computers. Seems there's an internet hoax to the effect that Samsung is paying Apple in nickels, and lots and lots of people believe it. You can read all about it here.
Sometimes it's really easy to understand why the Republicans find it so easy to get huge numbers of people to vote against their own self interest.