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  •  Totally unfounded, (4+ / 0-)

    but it was my first thought.  Not necessarily in an evil-marionette way - allegedly they're conducting their own investigation, too - but in a "We have to get ahead of the news cycle on this, so here's your statement about being the victim of a hoax, and that's all you're going to say about it for now."  This is why publicists exist in the first place.

    Saint, n. A dead sinner revised and edited. - Ambrose Bierce

    by pico on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 05:03:25 PM PST

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