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Must_B_Free Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-09-04 08:36 PM
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I now think the docs are a forgery - please try this yourself
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This may not be what you wanted to hear, but you can do the same test that I did. It's quite simple.

I used the PDF doc from the August 18th 1973 document from CBS website.

Open up MS Word. Make no changes to the settings. The default is Times New Roman.

Retype the document from the 18th word for word. Double space the end of sentences as is standard.

Observations:

1. The font is exactly the same.

2. All line breaks fall at the end of the same words. Even at the end of line 4, where you have the words "is" and "not" - it could easily go either way here with a two or three character word.

3. The superscript form of "th" in "187th" automatically appears, even though you type it in regularly.

4. We shrunk to 92% of the original on a copier and held it up to the light against a print out of the PDF. It seems to line up amazingly accurately.

5. The idea of doing something wrong and keeping notes on it is somewhat suspect. I know, Nixon did it, but a document called CYA is hardly Covering Your Ass, is it?

6. Rove does this type of thing in just about EVERY campaign he has been associated with, doesn't he? He stole letterheads in college and forged docs. Planted a bug in his own office and blamed his opponent. He had the Debate notes mailed to Gore campaign to act like they stole them (returning pants to the GAP? I think not)...

My hunch is that this thing is a Trojan horse created by team Rove. It seems to be exactly what we want, but what it accomplishes is drawing attention from the VERY damaging testimony of Ben Barnes. They tipped off the Freepers to start the whole forgery thread. (hell, they ARE the Freepers)

If you have Word, take a moment to execute this test yourself and report your observations to the thread.

Here is the PDF I used for the experiment.
http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/pdf/BushGuardaugust18.pdf

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