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August 25, 2006

E&P Lefty Who Defended Fake-Newsmaking In War Has Admitted His Own Fake Reporting

He really admits it.

No wonder he's such a fan of the Hezbollywood foreign stringers. He's dabbled in that medium himself.

And rather unapologetically, I might add.

He needed only to ask some tourists about their reactions to the diversion of water from Niagra Falls, resulting in the falls becoming a mere trickle.

He "rebelled," he says. He could not bring himself to ask tourists about the Falls; it was, I guess, beneath him.

So he just sat on a bench and made up fake quotes for his reporter's notebook and then printed up a sham story.

By his own admission.

And, again, unapologetically. He thinks it was kind of cute.

Granted, this wasn't a major story. But if this douchebag can't lower himself to interview the "dorky" tourists he was sent to question, what the hell is he doing in the media in the first place?


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