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Posted on 03/23/2005 9:28:50 PM PST by quidnunc
It's Rathergate all over again, and the same vigilant entities that brought about to the collapse of CBS News could now also cause heads to roll among Democratic Senate leadership staffers and further shame multiple news organizations that would appear to have fallen for another document hoax.
Very quietly, Senate Republican leadership aides to both Sen. Rick Santorum and Sen. Mitch McConnell, as well as the Senate Republican Policy Committee, have been using the Senate recess break to reconstruct the purported distribution of a document that media outlets, including ABC News, the New York Times and a number of regional newspapers, identified as Senate "GOP talking points" on the Terri Schiavo fight that unfolded over the weekend.
"There is a process here for documents like this that are passed around down on the Senate floor, which is where the media claimed that the 'talking points' were being distributed last Thursday," says a Republican policy committee staffer. "There was a lot of stuff going on Thursday, but a document like this one was not being distributed. As far as we know, the only documents being handed out related to votes on a series of amendments being pushed through before the recess. Schiavo wasn't part of that package."
The document, which was posted online by ABC News, as well as several Democratic-leaning websites, was unsigned, bore no Senate office letterhead, and was rife with errors, including the incorrect Senate bill number and the misspelling of Schiavo's name. For days, Republicans denied any knowledge of the document, and a number of Republican Senators claimed they had never seen it.
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All those scumbags are the same.
for a bookmark :0)
Want some evidence....
The question now is who was behind it.
Every Democrat talking head had the talking points about the "talking points" down by noon Saturday.
I'll take a guess, the person goes by the name MD4BUSH.
I warned ABC and NBC - advised them they could learn much from the Rather memo hoax without suffering as CBS did. Looks like they didn't listen.
ABC, meet POWERLINE. Enjoy.
put out an APB for 1 'Lucy Ramerez'
Where can we get a PDF of the "memo" ?
I am sorry I bothered you because I thought you and I had a disagreement about who sent out this memo.
No bother at all.
ABC will not provide one.
Powerline is all over this:
its odd... I did some digging, and ended up at the ABC's online story about the "memo" they DO NOT link to a pdf or a jpg to download... they just have the memo transcribed on their site.
I guess they learned from Rather, but what are they hiding?
Thats from Powerline - they have a link to the original left wing site that "outed" the memo.
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