There was just too much cheering when Ron Paul was announced as the winner of CPAC’s straw poll this year, so Fox News aired a clip from last year, when room full of disappointment Romneyites jeered Paul’s first victory. Fox has since apologized and said the tapes got mixed up. A commenter on YouTube had an appropriately skeptical response: “Yes, it was a simple mistake, because Fox doesn’t index its files by date or event. It indexes them by the appearance of the people in the video.”

Here Fox’s dubious explanation: