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Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:40 PM

The right is claiming the reporter who wrote the book about Trump is a closet case

Source: LGBTQ Nation




By Bil Browning · Friday, January 5, 2018


Gavin McInnes pointing out Michael Wolff's pocket square as proof the author is a "closeted homosexual." screenshot

As Michael Wolff’s blockbuster exposé, Fire and Fury, has taken the political world by storm with breathtaking allegations from inside the Trump White House, the right wing has furiously tried to debunk it. (FOX News, however, spent their air time focused on Hillary Clinton instead of covering the political controversy.) But white supremacist and alt-right darling Gavin McInnes has a novel theory why the book should be discredited. He says Wolff has “gay face” and since he wore a pocket square during a recent interview, well, obviously Wolff is a closet case.

“Have you ever seen Michael Wolff? Now, this isn’t a fact, this is just my theory, but he has a gay face. And there’s nothing wrong with being gay, obviously. Chadwick Moore is a wonderful gay, so is Milo Yiannopoulos, but [Wolff] appears to be a closeted gay, and my experience with them is that they tend to be sociopaths. They have a lot of bottled-up sexual rage and they want revenge on the world. I don’t trust these stories.”

Yiannopoulos, an alt-right provocateur, and Moore, who “came out” as conservative after writing a puff piece about Yiannopoulos for Out Magazine, have become the darlings of the right lately. With Yiannopoulos’ star quickly descending, Moore has become the go-to-gay for right wing pundits like Tucker Carlson for his willingness to bash liberals, gay people, and social issues important to the community.

“Does that face look a little gay to you?” McInnes asks, pointing to a picture of Wolff in a Facebook video highlighted by Right Wing Watch. “I mean, it’s the lips. That kind of a pocket square, I wear it sometimes. I have slept with hundreds of women. So you have to either be a pimp or a pussy. Seriously, though. Look at his demeanor. Am I crazy? Does that look like a closeted gay man to you? Only black guys and me can get away with that kind of color scheme.”



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Reply The right is claiming the reporter who wrote the book about Trump is a closet case (Original post)
DonViejo Jan 2018 OP
dlk Jan 2018 #1
Eliot Rosewater Jan 2018 #27
brush Jan 2018 #41
mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 #2
TheBlackAdder Jan 2018 #15
mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 #21
Me. Jan 2018 #3
SpankMe Jan 2018 #4
TheCowsCameHome Jan 2018 #9
Docreed2003 Jan 2018 #5
ProudMNDemocrat Jan 2018 #6
bucolic_frolic Jan 2018 #7
cab67 Jan 2018 #8
yallerdawg Jan 2018 #10
truthisfreedom Jan 2018 #11
mehrrh Jan 2018 #12
safeinOhio Jan 2018 #13
mac56 Jan 2018 #30
Bernardo de La Paz Jan 2018 #14
mindfulNJ Jan 2018 #16
sarge43 Jan 2018 #31
klook Jan 2018 #53
sarge43 Jan 2018 #56
MurderMittenLiberal Jan 2018 #17
thbobby Jan 2018 #18
vkkv Jan 2018 #19
SummerSnow Jan 2018 #20
N_E_1 for Tennis Jan 2018 #22
xor Jan 2018 #23
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Vinca Jan 2018 #25
underpants Jan 2018 #26
rurallib Jan 2018 #37
WhiteTara Jan 2018 #28
area51 Jan 2018 #29
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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:43 PM

1. Even if They're Right, What Difference Does it Make? It Doesn't Change the Facts About Trump & Co.

One more silly distraction.

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Response to dlk (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:10 PM

27. Fox would not waste their time with this lie and attack if they didnt have a track

record with Americans knowing that they can cloud someone's credibility with this McCarthy stuff.

Americans have proven over and over they are more than willing to discount someone if they are a POC, gay, Muslim, etc.

So this attack on Wolff is no different than their attack on Mueller.

THEY are on the WRONG side of EVERYTHING and they know it, they know they have to do this. They HAVE to.

Personally, I am SICK and fucking TIRED of living with people who would actually discount someone if they were gay, or a POC etc.

SICK i tell you (but I best keep that to myself, the deplorables would love to cure me of my illness)

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Response to dlk (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:36 PM

41. Right! Who cares? Get out of peoples' bedrooms.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:44 PM

2. {Checking my pocket} That's not how this works. That's not how any of this works.

While we're at it, what's with the pocket protector and all the pens?

And a short-sleeve dress shirt? Ewwwwwww.

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Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:53 PM

15. Is that a lavender tie he's also wearing? Say no more.

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Response to TheBlackAdder (Reply #15)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:01 PM

21. I'm now getting ads for Gavin McInnes at DU.

Oh, it's green now, not lavender. You should update your email.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:44 PM

3. So What?

He's sane and not a liar.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:44 PM

4. Another conservative with the asshole gene. n/t

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Response to SpankMe (Reply #4)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:48 PM

9. ...or vice-versa.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:45 PM

5. Wow...so now Im gay because I like pocket squares

The right never ceases to amaze me in the way their minds and rationale never seem to progress beyond a junior high bullies’ personality.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:46 PM

6. Desperation is not a beautiful thing.....



in defending Donald Trump, when it is as obvious as the nose on one's face that this book tells the truth about the Trump White House.

Has anyone noticed that not one source such as Sam Nunberg, Sean Spicer, Steve Bannon, Anne Coulter, and others have NOT refuted what they said? The Right can slam the author of this book all they want. For all they are doing is selling more books.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:47 PM

7. It is the Right's form of denial

It makes them feel comfortable within their own minds and skewed world view

but has no basis in reality

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:48 PM

8. please tell me this is satire.




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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:48 PM

10. "Sociopath? Bottled-up sexual rage? Revenge on the world?"

If I was the current temporary occupant of the White House, I'd be telling them to ratchet it down a bit.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:48 PM

11. They have nothing, so gay bashing is logical, right?

They reek of desperation. Incredibly sick.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:51 PM

12. so what?

They make me laugh. What difference does it make if Wolff is homosexual or not?
It's entirely irrelevant, but it certainly speaks to the RWNJ's and their self-righteous views and haughty assessments of other people.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:51 PM

13. Hey Gavin your Gaydar is pretty good.

So have you come out yet?

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Response to safeinOhio (Reply #13)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:16 PM

30. A little TOO good, if you ask me.

Not that there's anything wrong with that.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:52 PM

14. "only black guys"? McInnes is racist hiding behind attempted "jokes". Oh, wait, he's an out racist.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:53 PM

16. Wow

They are DESPERATE.

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Response to mindfulNJ (Reply #16)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:17 PM

31. No, they're not.

Because it's their 'truth', those creatures really believe that calling someone gay is a damning indictment and destroys his credibility. It was thirty or more years ago, but for those of us who live in the present reality, it's "so what?".

As the Bedouin say, "Let the dogs bark; the caravan moves on."

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Response to sarge43 (Reply #31)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 03:29 PM

53. Excellent saying.

"Let the dogs bark; the caravan moves on."

Useful in many arenas of life. Thank you.

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Response to klook (Reply #53)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 03:42 PM

56. You're welcome. I've used it many times. It is useful. n/t

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:53 PM

17. Ah yes, a little bit of cloth as a suit accessory..

Clearly the only explanation is that he enjoys fucking other men...

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:54 PM

18. Makes perfect sense

When I was in 5th grade if someone said something that another child disliked, rumors of the first child's orientation were likely to follow.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 01:59 PM

19. So what, eh? Jeff Sessions is a Keebler ELF !!!

 


Gavin is a bit of a

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:00 PM

20. and Trump grabs pussies...whats your point rethugs?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:03 PM

22. Honestly,

Zoom in on the pic, take away the beard, his face has the same qualities. So only he and black guys can get away with the color scheme.
Face shape, color scheme....methinks he speaks with a little experience.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:03 PM

23. Has McInnes always been this ridiculous?

For some reason there was a time where I knew he was pretty far-right, but I didn't think he was this idiotic. That may have just been to my limited exposure to him, though.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:06 PM

24. Closeted Gays?

I know of 3 very prominent republicans who are closet cases
and my problem w/them is that they sell hate and Jesus a little
too much.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:07 PM

25. Why would it matter what his sexual preferences are?

He wasn't in the West Wing hoping to "do" Don.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:07 PM

26. Straight out of the 50's

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Response to underpants (Reply #26)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:24 PM

37. no kidding - once more I hear team Trumpydoo playing the oldies

"some of my best friends ......."
"he's - you know ---"

So many insults that I haven't heard since I was about 11 or so.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:11 PM

28. And? So? Who knows? Who cares?

The book is the story, not the author.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:16 PM

29. McInnes: "I have slept with hundreds of women."

Riiiiiiight.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:17 PM

32. To quote Jerry Seinfeld, "not that there's anything wrong with it". Just an anecdote...

...from the Reagan administration. For years they were anti-gay and along with that anti-AIDS research. Turns out a higher up in the administration turned out to be gay and contracted AIDS. I wish I could remember who it was, but he was in Reagan's "inner circle".

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Response to George II (Reply #32)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:37 PM

43. My first thought!

SO WHAT if he is!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:17 PM

33. Seriously?

Gee, I'm sure that was the first thing on everyone's mind when Wolff's book came out.

Meanwhile, I guess Joe Biden is gay as well, because he wears pocket squares. My ex husband did too, but he's kicked the habit, so I guess he is straight now.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:18 PM

34. They must be getting desperate to smear Wolff ...

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:18 PM

35. Methinks he protests too much. Hundreds of women? McInnes is clearly a closet case

with a desperate need to prove his masculinity.

Sad.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:20 PM

36. THAT is the best they've GOT!?!?!?!?

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Response to Maeve (Reply #36)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 03:45 PM

57. My thoughts exactly!

I wish someone could somehow get GOP reps to wear pocket squares on camera and set them up. It would be great if the comedian "Billy On The Street" did it. I would love him to stand in the halls of Congress and shove rainbow squares into their breast pockets and attempt to "catch them" in an interview. Could you picture McConnell or Graham getting targeted. Billy is so fast they wouldn't know what was going on and probably don't know who he is.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:24 PM

38. Gay face? wtf

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:32 PM

39. Really? Gay face?

When I looked at the photos, I swear I thought the guy on the right was Wolff with a beard!

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Response to fifthoffive (Reply #39)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:37 PM

42. So did I!

He's got that whole lumbersexual thing going with that beard!

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Response to Locrian (Reply #42)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 03:21 PM

50. So did I

But I think this idiots many, many "gay tells" should not be broadcast or pointed out because it might hurt his standing with the Nazis and KKK'ers, many of whom are not technically gay, and that would be a terrible, terrible thing.

I mean, really, let the bearded gay dude escape the ostracism he would be sure to suffer, the ugly whispers behind his back, the sudden disinvites to Alt-right affairs, right.

Do not put it out there that the guy who, in a rather bitchy way, suggested publicly that an author is gay (because of his pocket square?), that that guy is himself a raging queen.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:35 PM

40. Gavin McInness' beard looks "gay" to me

Yup, he's got a gay beard, and it's covering up a gay face. Wondering about those gay glasses too.


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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:38 PM

44. Pathtetic POS's

His face looks a "little gay" (whatever that means), so he must be making stuff up about Trump. That's the way the alt-right's mind works. I left mind as a singular because I don't believe the alt-right has even that much brain power in total.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:39 PM

45. "he has a gay face"

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:40 PM

46. Does anybody even give a shit anymore?

Oh yeah, those people. Trumpster morons.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:43 PM

47. ...which raises the question: what White House idiot allowed him in....continually?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:43 PM

48. So what?

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Response to greatauntoftriplets (Reply #48)

Sat Jan 6, 2018, 04:07 AM

65. that was exactly my first thought:

so what? who fucking cares?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 02:54 PM

49. So what? If he's gay, he's gay. These people, SMDH.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 03:26 PM

51. Major Mustache says what?

Oh please. McInnes is a fake and a fraud and a caricature of himself and is searching for some type of long-term relevance, 'cause the oddfather of "Proud Boys" really ain't much to write home about.

"What shall I call you, Sir?"

"You may call me Major Mustache, my proud boy."

"And what will you call me?"

"Well, once your check clears, I shall call you "meal ticket."

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 03:28 PM

52. "and my experience with them" ... O-O-O-O-O-O-K!

"and my experience with them" ... O-O-O-O-O-O-K!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 03:33 PM

54. lol the pointer has many pens in his pocket! Whats that say about him?? LoL!

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Response to juxtaposed (Reply #54)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 04:52 PM

60. Hmmm, kinda reminds me of somebody else

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Response to klook (Reply #60)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 05:01 PM

61. bingo!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 03:36 PM

55. Consider the source.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 03:49 PM

58. Projecting?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 04:27 PM

59. What a Senseless Distraction!

 

Just for the record, Wolff was long married, but now is in divorce proceedings, and is now dating a female writer 27 years his junior:

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/03/30/michael-wolff-divorce-vic_n_180633.html

For those on the right casting Gaydar stones, check out Lindsey Graham's dating history!

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 11:28 PM

62. WHO THE EFF CARES IF HE IS GAY?

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Fri Jan 5, 2018, 11:50 PM

63. I know. Some of the were here making those claims last night.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Sat Jan 6, 2018, 12:38 AM

64. Similar smear tactic was used when "Fortunate Son" was released -- biography of Dubya written by

James Hatfield who apparently committed suicide.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hatfield


Fortunate Son and controversy

Hatfield was the author of Fortunate Son, a book published in 1999 during the George W. Bush presidential campaign, 2000 that made serious allegations about George W. Bush. Published by the highly regarded St. Martin's Press, the book was revealed as fraudulent and recalled by the publisher within days of publication.[1][2]

Soon after the book's release, The Dallas Morning News reported that Hatfield was a paroled felon who had been convicted in 1988 of paying a hit man $5,000 to murder his former boss with a car bomb. It was also revealed that Hatfield pleaded guilty to embezzlement in 1992. Hatfield at first denied the allegations when his publisher confronted him, but he eventually owned up to his criminal history.

This was the second time that a book of Hatfield's had been challenged. In 1985 he had written an unofficial James Bond novel, The Killing Zone,[2] which – although purporting to be officially sanctioned by Glidrose, Bond's literary copyright holder – was in fact a vanity novel.[3][not in citation given]

Due to the revelations of Hatfield's criminal past and the damage to his credibility, in October 1999, Hatfield's publisher, St. Martin's Press, recalled 70,000 copies of Fortunate Son and left an additional 20,000 books in storage. Even so, the book had already reached the New York Times bestseller list. Hatfield responded that, before the Bush campaign brought pressure to bear, St. Martin's had publicly stated that the book had been "carefully fact-checked and scrutinized by lawyers."[4]

SNIP

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