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Thursday, April 07, 2005

Schiavo memo: a mystery solved

I thought it couldn't be done (April 4). But, somehow, it has.

The guilty party:
Brian H. Darling...a former lobbyist for the Alexander Strategy Group on gun rights and other issues
and legal counsel to Mel Martinez (R-FL).

But, as one Steven Weiss points out over at the Romenesko Forums (4/7/2005 2:41:51 PM), the fact the memo turned out to be genuine doesn't negative the strong impression that Mike Allen hyped it way beyond its significance.

It is, I suppose, the journalistic equivalent of You've got to pick a pocket or two...

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