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Elliot Spitzer article from December 2007

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From The New Yorker:

And I’m learning that. I’m learning that.” Spitzer had taken to likening the job of governor to “three-dimensional chess.”

via Emdashes; an article demonstrating that E.S. watched ST:TNG; had interesting thoughts on immigration; and was the politician to watch despite his predilection for dangerous trysts with expensive prostitutes.

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Written by Demosthenes

March 12, 2008 at 9:42 pm

On Factchecking

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From Emdashes,

Where all those facts you read come from:

For practical deadline reasons, newspapers don’t have independent “fact checkers,” relying instead on their reporters and editors to get things right. Nor do book publishers usually make any effort to reconfirm the facts in manuscripts they publish. Yet oddly, newspapers and books are the main sources fact checkers use to “check” the facts they approve for publication.

A short and factually accurate article from The New Republic

Written by Demosthenes

March 10, 2008 at 9:40 pm

Posted in On the media

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