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Monday, January 10, 2005

Speaking Pork to Power: Rathergate Again

The ghost of Larry Hagman cries out: "Well, we know who shot JR, but wouldn't any self-respectin' Texan want to know why????"

ERIC BURNS [FOX NEWSWATCH]: I don't think it's a sufficient explanation to say an error was made. Whenever an error is made, there's a followup question one asks: why was the error made? Was it laziness? Was it bias? Was it that the error was forced upon the news organization by a fraudulent source?...I don't know how you conclude anything else in this particular case than that the error was made because this story, as people in this business sometimes say, was too good to check. That it too nicely dovetailed into the political biases of the people putting it together.

Great broadcast reaction transcripts ongoing at Johnny's Dollar Place...