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**EXCLUSIVE** DRUDGE’S “BREAKING NEWS” ACTUALLY A WEEK OLD

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Matt Drudge broke out the siren this morning for “breaking news” about Harriet Miers. He called this an “exclusive“:

The DRUDGE REPORT has obtained a copy of sworn testimony given by Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers in 1990 in which she said that she “wouldn’t belong to the Federalist Society” – a conservative and libertarian lawyers’ organization – because it was “politically charged.”

Actually this story is a week old. Here’s a Knight-Ridder article published on October 6:

In the same testimony, Miers … said she “wouldn’t belong to the Federalist Society” or other “politically charged” groups because they “seem to color your view one way or another.”

Developing…

[We first noticed the Knight-Ridder article in this post from Talk Left.]