Friday, May 26, 2006

New WH Policy Aide Changed Quotes In Article, Now Sounds Like a Slightly Different Kind of Jerk

By Justin Rood - May 26, 2006, 2:16 PM

The White House's replacement for accused kleptophile Claude Allen seems to have strange habits of his own. The New York Sun's Josh Gerstein reports that Karl Zinsmeister, Bush's pick to be his new domestic policy adviser, "altered his own quotes and other text" in a newspaper profile of him reprinted on his organization's web site.

In other words: He posted the profile -- with the reporter's byline, and a credit to the newspaper -- but changed his quotes and other details.

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