Simon Maloy is a Research Fellow at Media Matters. His writing has appeared in the Washington Post, the Huffington Post, and the American Prospect. He graduated from Williams College in 2003 with a degree in history.
The American Spectator's Jeffrey Lord misrepresented White House visitor logs to suggest that President Obama knew about the IRS targeting of conservative nonprofits because he met with the president of a union that represents IRS employees shortly before the agency began its controversial actions. This is far from the first time a right-wing media conspiracy dependent on those records has fallen apart.