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Cross-in-the-Dirt Update

The Talking Points Memo website, winner of the George Polk Award for journalism and a favorite of top journalists like Bill Moyers and Hendrick Hertzberg, is leading this morning with “Solzhenitsyn Scholar: Cross-In-Dirt Gulag Story Never Happened,” followed by “Bogus Story Popularized By Watergate Figure Chuck Colson, Jesse Helms” and “Allegation: McCain Copied POW Story” (linking to Andrew Sullivan and DailyKos stories, respectively.)  With the wholehearted support of the former scourges of Swift Boating, this story is unlikely to go away.


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