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Mediaite points out that frequent target of criticism Seymour Hersh had the CIA story right well before anyone else did. This article is fascinating primarily for David Remnick's candid and inspiring remarks about editing a reporter of Hersh's caliber.

Vanity Fair redlines (actually red-, green-, and bluelines) Sarah Palin's famously incoherent resignation address of July 3. I copyedit books for a living, so there'll probably never be a moment of my waking life when this sort of image won't stir my heartstrings to some extent:


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