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  •  The good part: vindication of truth vs. lies (3+ / 0-)
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    Woody, LilithGardener, Reel Woman

    Truth

    the original academic research by Alexander Lamis, the original interviewer)
    the popularized version of the quote by NYT journalists Bob Herbert, again and again (5x)
    all who cited it thereafter as actual words of Atwater

    against

    Lies

    of conservatives [who]...for some time... believed [Lamis] made up the Atwater interview [Ms. Lamis to Jimmy IV]

    "Are you bluish? You don't look bluish," attributed to poet Roger Joseph McGough, for the Beatles' Yellow Submarine (1968).

    by BlueStateRedhead on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 12:31:29 PM PST

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