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NewJeffCT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 10:11 AM
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Rathergate question - mods, please delete
Edited on Tue Jan-11-05 10:11 AM by NewJeffCT
I was out of the country for a few weeks when Rathergate initially broke and I had very limited access to English news media. Unfortunately, because of the volume of crap written on the story, it was hard for me to get my hands around it when I got back home.

But, it looks to me that Rather's source was shaky & unreliable as a person and that Rather should have gotten more support, but that the memo itself was never proven to be false - and, I think at least one college professor (a radical librul, I'm sure) analyzed the documents and thinks the memo is legit.

Is my understanding correct

I apologize if this was posted twice.

Please delete
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papau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 10:27 AM
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1. yes - never proven false - indeed info was verified by Sec - but not
"sourced" and Bill - the fellow who gave the memo's to CBS, refused to admit he had stolen them from the trash during the day that the Bush friends were "cleaning" his official record.

Main Stream media surpressed the facts of the story by screaming about the lack of sourcing.

Yet the screaming liars - proven liars - the Swift Boat Vets for Bush - were never challenged by main stream media.
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