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Michael Gordon Does His Thing

Salon: The Bush administration's most reliable pro-surge "reporter," Michael Gordon of The New York Times, this morning filed an article -- headlined

Salon:

The Bush administration's most reliable pro-surge "reporter," Michael Gordon of The New York Times, this morning filed an article -- headlined: "U.S. Ties Iranians to Iraq Attack That Killed G.I.'s" -- that might be the most war-fueling article yet with regard to Iran. Gordon's article is 23 paragraphs long, and makes some of the most inflammatory accusations against Iran imaginable...read on

And the NY Times is forced to correct Gordon.

mcjoan: "Apparently in response to reader comments and e-mails, Barney Calame takes Michael Gordon and the NYT editors to task for his decidedly pro-administration reporting on Iran...read on

Glenn also notes that Gordon's article has been changed in Update II.  And then there's this on "military spokesman" Brig. Gen. Kevin J. Bergner. It becomes very difficult to trust these messengers anymore. I did hear Michael Ware tell basically the same story on CNN, but I'm not sure if it came from Bergner.

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