"My 'evidence'? Absolutely none," Sykes wrote in an e-mail.Note the mockingly dismissive scare quotes around evidence.
Mr. Sykes's devoted constituency is comprised of conservative Republicans, the Party of "family values" and moral superiority.
They were said to be extra double proud today.
eta1: "Jensen declined to speak with reporters after reaching the agreement, but he participated in a phone interview with Sykes, the talk-show host who supported Jensen throughout the scandal."
That's especially instructive.
eta2: Google's Word of the Day just happens to be — mephitic (adjective) Of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution.