Blogs Look Burly after Kicking Sand on CBS ; Bloggers Enjoy a Moment of Glory after Pooling Their Expertise to Uncover the Truth about the Forged Memos on Bush's Service Record
Stephen Humphries writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
Scott Johnson took a bite out of CBS's "60 Minutes II" and came away with 15 minutes of fame.
Mr. Johnson, a Minneapolis lawyer with a political website called Power Line, proved to be instrumental in challenging the authenticity of documents CBS used to impugn George W. Bush's record in the National Guard.
On Sept. 9, the morning after CBS aired its report about Mr. Bush, Johnson updated his blog with comments from readers who believed that the documents - allegedly written 32 years ago - were forgeries. Questioning everything from the memos' military jargon to whether a 1970s typewriter could have produced the "proportionally spaced fonts" on the documents, the …
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Publication information: Article title: Blogs Look Burly after Kicking Sand on CBS ; Bloggers Enjoy a Moment of Glory after Pooling Their Expertise to Uncover the Truth about the Forged Memos on Bush's Service Record. Contributors: Stephen Humphries writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: September 22, 2004. Page number: 1. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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