Brian DeBoseand Stephen Dinan ask in today’s Washington Times; “Was the Schiavo memo a fake?” Here are the opening two paragraphs:
All 55 Republican senators say they have never seen the Terri Schiavo political talking-points memo that Democrats say was circulated among Republicans during the floor debate over whether the federal government should intervene to prolong her life.
A survey by The Washington Times found that every Republican said the memo was not crafted or distributed by him or her. Every one of them said he or she had not seen it until the memo was the subject of speculation in major news organs, particularly ABC News and The Washington Post.
And here are the three central paragraphs that stick out like a sore thumb:
Two Democratic offices refused to respond