The fundamental question here is whether CBS was the victim of a hoax, or the perpetrator of a hoax. It has been our view for a long time that Rather and his colleagues were perpetrators, not victims, in part because the documents were such obvious fakes that it strains credulity to suppose that they were actually fooled. When you read the Thornburgy/Boccardi report, keep that question constantly in mind: victim, or perpetrator?We shall see.
Friday, January 07, 2005
Waiting for Clouseau
John Hinderaker of Powerline Blog (the bloggers who acted as a clearinghouse for Rathergate information) places his bets on the impending CBS report here. It is worth a read. I can see why he wanted to publish this before the CBS report became public. His key questions are out on the table before he knows what the content of the report is. Moneygraph: