Skip to comments.Fast and Furious whistleblower Dodson demands retraction from Fortune
Posted on 09/29/2012 1:00:29 AM PDT by marktwain
Scooping other media with an exclusive story, Dylan Byers of Politico today reported he had obtained a copy of a letter dated yesterday from Robert N. Driscoll, the attorney for ATF whistleblower John Dodson, written to Fortune managing editor Andrew Serwer, that demanded retraction of a report by Katherine Eban the letter calls demonstrably false in many respects.
Dodson is the agent who first put a face to Fast and Furious whistleblowers when he was introduced to the world by Sharyl Attkisson of CBS News in February, 2011, and called attention to government-sanctioned gunwalking to Mexico.
Ebans report represented itself as The Truth about the Fast and Furious Scandal, a conclusion not shared by Dodsons attorney, who wrote The flaws were obvious to anyone who knew the facts of Fast and Furious, and are obvious to everyone who reads the article following the release of the IG report.
Also calling Ebans account into question earlier was Sen. Chuck Grassley, who issued a July release advising Eban Claims Rebutted by Fast and Furious Facts, and Rep. Darrell Issa, whose press secretary responded in late June saying Fortunes story is a fantasy made up almost entirely from the accounts of individuals involved in the reckless tactics that took place in Operation Fast and Furious. It contains factual errors
With the release of the Inspector Generals report, the House Oversight Committee called on Fortune to retract Ebans article last week.
This column presented an exclusive in August where the National Association of Federal Agents added its voice to those finding fault with the Fortune report, along with an assessment from citizen journalist Mike Vanderboegh of Sipsey Street Irregulars that Eban may also have been provided information from John Dodson's personal ATF jacket -- a felony.
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Gunwalker / Murdergate ping.
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