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StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 142 Posts: 2512/6435 EXP: 34862913 For next: 105602 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 13 hours Last activity: 3 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: 57 Posts: 701/763 EXP: 1464533 For next: 21404 Since: 9.1.02 From: Virginia Beach Va Since last post: 740 days Last activity: 355 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: 102 Posts: 1958/2912 EXP: 10926730 For next: 163275 Since: 2.1.02 From: Philly Suburbs Since last post: 20 days Last activity: 2 min.
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: 100 Posts: 1799/2781 EXP: 10088352 For next: 266080 Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 348 days Last activity: 194 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: 88 Posts: 1610/2159 EXP: 6463681 For next: 187009 Since: 17.11.03 From: Tallahassee, FL Since last post: 2450 days Last activity: 2448 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: 215 Posts: 6302/16475 EXP: 147407239 For next: 704278 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 9 hours Last activity: 4 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: 66 Posts: 227/1148 EXP: 2437767 For next: 24097 Since: 28.6.04 From: Troy, NY Since last post: 165 days Last activity: 104 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: 77 Posts: 1510/1528 EXP: 4153279 For next: 37869 Since: 2.1.02 From: Getting Rowdy Since last post: 2988 days Last activity: 2831 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: 97 Posts: 1385/2714 EXP: 9153791 For next: 163567 Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 3 days # 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: 139 Posts: 1348/6080 EXP: 32384491 For next: 83036 Since: 20.6.02 From: I am the Tag Team Champions! Since last post: 11 min. Last activity: 3 min. # 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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