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Wed Jun 27, 2012, 04:45 PM

Fortune's breaking story re Fast & Furious a 'fantasy'

according to Becca Glover Watkins, a spokeswoman for House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA):

"Fortunes story is a fantasy made up almost entirely from the accounts of individuals involved in the reckless tactics that took place in Operation Fast and Furious. It contains factual errors - including the false statement that Chairman Issa has called for Attorney General Holders resignation - and multiple distortions. It also hides critical information from readers - including a report in the Wall Street Journal - indicating that its primary sources may be facing criminal charges. Congressional staff gave Fortune Magazine numerous examples of false statements made by the storys primary source and the magazine did not dispute this information. It did not, however, explain this material to its readers. The one point of agreement the Committee has with this story is its emphasis on the role Justice Department prosecutors, not just ATF agents, played in guns being transferred to drug cartels in Mexico. The allegations made in the story have been examined and rejected by congressional Republicans, Democrats, and the Justice Department."

Yeah, right

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Response to ailsagirl (Original post)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 04:50 PM

1. I'm SURE that Becca wouldn't lie about this

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Response to annabanana (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 27, 2012, 05:00 PM

2. Just did a quick google and the neocons are all over this story

How far can these SOBs go??

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