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StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 147 Posts: 2512/6765 EXP: 39420786 For next: 17409 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 9 hours # 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: 1532433 For next: 45122 Since: 9.1.02 From: Virginia Beach Va Since last post: 1198 days Last activity: 128 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: 1958/2928 EXP: 11527017 For next: 335148 Since: 2.1.02 From: Philly Suburbs Since last post: 24 days Last activity: 5 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: 10565422 For next: 152290 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 806 days Last activity: 161 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: 6810987 For next: 104941 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2909 days Last activity: 2906 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: 220 Posts: 6302/16899 EXP: 160190335 For next: 272198 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 9 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: 67 Posts: 227/1148 EXP: 2576009 For next: 16877 Since: 28.6.04 From: Troy, NY Since last post: 624 days Last activity: 145 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: 78 Posts: 1510/1528 EXP: 4345583 For next: 36662 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 3446 days Last activity: 3289 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: 9726442 For next: 273593 Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 13 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: 1348/6152 EXP: 34541612 For next: 426903 Since: 20.6.02 From: I am the Tag Team Champions! Since last post: 142 days Last activity: 5 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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