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Tim Blair

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Thursday, September 16, 2004
 
THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS has tracked down the former secretary of Lt Col Killian, George W Bush's former CO in the Texas Air National Guard, who's supposed to have authored those CBS forgeries. (Here is Powerline's transcription of the report).

She's 86, and a Bush-hater, but she knows she didn't type them, didn't even have the technology to type them:
“These are not real,” she told The Dallas Morning News after examining copies of the disputed memos for the first time. “They’re not what I typed, and I would have typed them for him.”
Still CBS swings there, looking further into the matter just in case its confidence was misplaced, or perhaps people will believe it's what Killian would have written if he'd written...