Blogwatch: Apr. 11, 2005

The POWER LINE bloggers who launched the Dan Rather Memogate questions last year are doubting the authenticity of another incendiary document: a talking-points memo, first reported last month by ABC News and the Washington Post, detailing how Republican Senators could use Terri Schiavo to their advantage. Righties, after floating the idea that the unsigned--and letterhead-less--memo could have been "a Democratic dirty trick," were angling for retractions. But ABC and the Post countered that they never said a G.O.P. official wrote the memo, only that it was "circulated among" and "distributed to" Republican Senators.

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