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Saturday, September 18, 2004

heraldsun.com: CBS' bizarre idea of 'authenticity': "This bizarre episode in the midst of a venomous presidential campaign almost defies comprehension. CBS News says it remains convinced that the content of the memos on the quality of then-Lieutenant George W. Bush's service is correct, even if the authenticity of the memos themselves is open to question.

"Say what? Is this the new standard for CBS News, a standard so low that it could be used as a limbo bar? Suddenly the content of the memos trumps their authenticity -- or lack of it. If CBS News and Dan Rather really believe pettifoggery is compatible with responsible journalism, they ought to just go ahead and turn off the lights. "
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