Saturday, September 18, 2004

What Were They Thinking?

Via Instapundit, comes this astounding side by side comparison by the Washington Post of an actual memo from Texas Air National Guard Lt. Colonel Jerry Killian with one of the "memos" featured by CBS:

Differences in Documents

I believe in the saying that you should never attribute to malice what can be attributed to stupidity, but my God! A 10 year old could see the difference. It's abundantly obvious that Dan Rather and his team went in the tank for this story. Even a minimal factchecking effort would have told them it was bogus, but they were so desperate for this to be true that they worked with blinders on.


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