On Saturday, Gatewaypundit uncovered the scandal that would bring down the Obama Administration. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you...Applausegate. Remember how people at the memorial service for the Tucson shooting victims were applauding? White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says it was a spontaneous thing:

I will say that I read the speech several times and thought that there wouldn’t be a lot of applause if any. I think many of us thought that.

Oh, so! But Gateway Pundit has uncovered the photo to the left, which proves that the Obama administration was planning, nay, begging for applause. Wait, what's that? James Urbaniak on Twitter and others have pointed out that it's not an applause sign, but closed captioning? Well, that just makes it worse.

Many on the left were quick to point out that the “applause” that appears on the screen are not prompts but closed-captioning. Really?
I think it’s WORSE that it’s closed-captioning.
Had some ass prompted the people to cheer, boo, applaud, act like morons and completely inappropriately, I would still have a scintilla of hope that maybe the left could be rehabilitated.
Nope. Sadly the screen was merely reporting the goings-on. Scary, huh?

Scary, indeed.