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StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 148 Posts: 2512/6797 EXP: 40054485 For next: 324273 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 day # 1 Posted on 31.5.05 1227.35 Reposted on: 31.5.12 1227.55 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8047258 W. Mark Felt, who retired from the FBI after rising to its second most senior position, has identified himself as the "Deep Throat" source quoted by The Washington Post to break the Watergate scandal that led to President Nixon's resignation, Vanity Fair magazine said Tuesday. Promote this thread!
rockdotcom_2.0 Frankfurter Level: 58 Posts: 701/763 EXP: 1545397 For next: 32158 Since: 9.1.02 From: Virginia Beach Va Since last post: 1288 days Last activity: 218 days
AIM: # 2 Posted on 31.5.05 1520.14 Reposted on: 31.5.12 1521.23 I want to see Woodward confirm it before I believe it. if it he is Deep Throat, Im disappointed. Iwas hoping it would be someone more famous, Like Buchanan. Or George Bush.
Spaceman Spiff Knackwurst Level: 104 Posts: 1958/2930 EXP: 11636323 For next: 225842 Since: 2.1.02 From: Philly Suburbs Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 8 hours
AIM: # 3 Posted on 31.5.05 1526.19 Reposted on: 31.5.12 1526.38 Jimmy James already outed himself as Deep Throat.
The Thrill Banger Level: 101 Posts: 1799/2781 EXP: 10656459 For next: 61253 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 896 days Last activity: 251 days # 4 Posted on 31.5.05 1559.43 Reposted on: 31.5.12 1600.42 Personally, I was hoping for Ben Stein. However, Woodward and Bernstein have reiterated their stance: no ID of "Deep Throat" until said source is dead.
JoshMann Andouille Level: 89 Posts: 1610/2159 EXP: 6877028 For next: 38900 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2998 days Last activity: 2996 days
Y!: # 5 Posted on 31.5.05 1632.48 Reposted on: 31.5.12 1633.48 It just flashed on CNN that Woodward has confirmed that Deep Throat was in fact Felt. There's no link on their page this second, but it's right on the BREAKING NEWS bar. (edited by Blanket Jackson on 31.5.05 1733)
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 221 Posts: 6302/16954 EXP: 162326983 For next: 691217 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 7 hours # 6 Posted on 31.5.05 1642.47 Reposted on: 31.5.12 1642.57 Originally posted by Blanket Jackson It just flashed on CNN that Woodward has confirmed that Deep Throat was in fact Felt. There's no link on their page this second, but it's right on the BREAKING NEWS bar. (edited by Blanket Jackson on 31.5.05 1733) http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/31/deep.throat/index.html EDIT: By the way, let's be sure to link the original piece: http://www.vanityfair.com/commentary/content/articles/050530roco02 (edited by CRZ on 31.5.05 1643)
Deputy Marshall Liverwurst Level: 68 Posts: 227/1148 EXP: 2602253 For next: 126561 Since: 28.6.04 From: Troy, NY Since last post: 713 days Last activity: 234 days # 7 Posted on 31.5.05 1821.52 Reposted on: 31.5.12 1822.11 Second-in-command at the FBI? Can't help but feel a little disappointed. By the way, as I type this Pat Buchanan is bitching about Felt on MSNBC's "Hardball." Absolutely hilarious. Also interesting to note that Chris Matthews spoke about the Nixon tapes, saying that Felt was specifically mentioned as an ambitious and loyal guy who wanted to cooperate them, with Matthews going so far as to say they were insinuating he was a "suck-up." Don't know how true that last part is, since I haven't heard the tapes myself. And, if anyone cares, I made a YTMND. (edited by Deputy Marshall on 31.5.05 1922)
PalpatineW Lap cheong Level: 79 Posts: 1510/1528 EXP: 4382299 For next: 197188 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 3536 days Last activity: 3379 days
AIM: # 8 Posted on 1.6.05 0251.10 Reposted on: 1.6.12 0253.13 He was pardoned by Reagan in 1981 for allowing the FBI to break into the offices of Vietnam war protestors without a warrant. Source: http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/pardons6.htm Also on that page: Jimmy Carter pardoned Peter Yarrow for a sexual offense! Shocking.
DrDirt Banger Level: 99 Posts: 1385/2730 EXP: 9819944 For next: 180091 Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 100 days Last activity: 15 hours # 9 Posted on 1.6.05 0710.38 Reposted on: 1.6.12 0712.02 Bernstein stated that there were other sources also helping with information.
It's False Scrapple Level: 142 Posts: 1348/6153 EXP: 34851537 For next: 116978 Since: 20.6.02 From: I am the Tag Team Champions! Since last post: 35 days Last activity: 8 hours # 10 Posted on 2.6.05 1842.04 Reposted on: 2.6.12 1843.56 Any questions on this issue should be answered soon. Bob Woodward's rushing a new book on the shelf next month.
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