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I read Joan Walsh and Bob Somerby because they are liberals, and I am a liberal. My reading is constrained to liberals and mainstream news outlets with the exception of Fox News and other right-wing outlets.

Today Bob Somerby points to a Joan Walsh column in which she quotes the recent Christie report on Bridge-gate as calling Bridget Kelly "erratic" and "stupid".

WALSH (March 28, 2014): " If you believe an “emotional” and “stupid” jilted woman caused Bridgegate, I’ve got a bridge to sell you." link
Somerby (March 29, 2014): According to Walsh, the Mastro report was “mind-blowingly mean” when it called Kelly “erratic.” But go ahead—search the text!

You won’t find the word “erratic,” a word Walsh placed inside quotes.

Where did Walsh get the idea that the Mastro report called Kelly “erratic?

Link

Additionally, Walsh quotes a press conference in which Christie calls anyone who may have been involved in Bridgegate (male or female) "stupid" as proof of misogynist.

Are we in presence of a very bad blogger with weak journalistic skills? (Walsh), or is Mr. Somerby wrong that the Christie report called Walsh erratic and that Christie singled out a female as "stupid" in his press conference?

I hereby ask you readers of this diary to help me search for the word "erratic" in the report, as it is very long. Thanks in advance.

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Did Ms. Walsh falsely state that the Christie report called Ms. Kelly "erratic"?

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