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February 07, 2015

Midnight Brian Williams Update: Williams Claimed to Have Looked Down the Very Tube of the RPG That Shot Down the Lead Copter in 2007

This scoop brought to you exclusively by Niedermeyer's Dead Horse (@mflynny on Twitter.)

Brian Williams stops by to brag on himself with the student reporters at Fairfield University in 2007.

Williams starts doing his Sergeant Rock shtick after a question is asked about what story has had the most impact on his life, starting at 1:42. Here is his answer:

"It gets me to thinking, I've been very lucky the way my life has turned out, I've been very lucky to have survived a few things that I've been involved in, at a perception a few minutes ago, I was remembering something I tend to forget, the war with Hezballah in Israel, a few years back, where there were Katuyshka rockets passing just beneath the helicopter I was riding in. A few years before that, you go back to Iraq, and I looked down the tube of an RPG that had been fired at us and it hit the chopper in front of ours."

So 2007 is a transitional phase in the telling of the story. He has not placed himself in the shot-down chopper as he would by 2013, but he is claiming explicitly that the chopper was right in front of him, and he witnessed its shoot-down.

Of course, he adds the whole new detail that he looked into the tube of the RPG launcher which took down the bird.

Also, we now hear of a chopper flight in Lebanon (or Israel) which was also menaced by rockets -- rockets passing just below his bird.

I don't know what he means by "at a perception." At reception? I don't know, none of it makes sense. In any event, that's not the key stuff.

More: Someone says they stayed in the same French Quarter hotel as Brian Williams during Katrina, and that he's full of crap with his tales of dead bodies flowing freely down the log-flume streets.


He looked right down that tube.

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