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ABC's Jon Karl
Just as Donald Trump's bloviating got the White House to release the long-form birth certificate that proved the president was not born in Kenya, ABC reporter Jon Karl's stenography of a GOP's sources false account of a White House Benghazi talking point email got the administration to release the Benghazi talking point emails that proved that the administration did not in fact engage in a Benghazi talking points coverup.

That's a big deal—not everybody can say they played an instrumental role in forcing the White House to prove that the conspiracy theories of their political opponents were unfounded. But like Donald Trump before him, that's exactly what Jon Karl can say he accomplished. So, congratulations Mr. Karl. That's quite an achievement.

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Originally posted to The Jed Report on Thu May 16, 2013 at 08:42 AM PDT.

Also republished by Daily Kos.

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