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  • On Guard

    09/10/2004 8:49:13 AM PDT · by delacoert · 10 replies · 1,136+ views
    Washington Post ^ | September 10, 2004 | Howard Kurtz
    There are two media camps in America today: one that is digging into Col. Jerry Killian's memos and examining what typewriter fonts were in use in 1972 and parsing Ben Barnes's statements about National Guard admissions, and one that is not. George Bush received an honorable discharge from the Guard--that much is not in dispute. Everything else--including whether the documents "60 Minutes" obtained are authentic--seems to be in play.
  • CBS'S BIG BLUNDER? (Credits Free Republic)

    09/09/2004 10:31:38 PM PDT · by kattracks · 398 replies · 19,398+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/10/04 | JOHN PODHORETZ
    <p>September 10, 2004 -- THE populist revolu tion against the so- called mainstream media continues. Yesterday, the citizen journalists who produce blogs on the Internet — and their engaged readers — engaged in the wholesale exposure of what appears to be a presidential-year dirty trick against George W. Bush. What the bloggers and their audiences did was call into profound question the authenticity of four documents proudly trumpeted by CBS News in a much-heralded investigative report on Wednesday night's edition of "60 Minutes" about the president's National Guard service in the early 1970s.</p>
  • The Thread that broke the Camels Back:Post 47, and the Freepers who busted C.B.S.

    09/09/2004 11:02:29 PM PDT · by Redcoat LI · 272 replies · 9,760+ views
    Credit where it is due,Howlin's thread,Buckheads post. Post # 47 To: Howlin Howlin, every single one of these memos to file is in a proportionally spaced font, probably Palatino or Times New Roman. In 1972 people used typewriters for this sort of thing, and typewriters used monospaced fonts. The use of proportionally spaced fonts did not come into common use for office memos until the introduction of laser printers, word processing software, and personal computers. They were not widespread until the mid to late 90's. Before then, you needed typesetting equipment, and that wasn't used for personal memos to file....