ABC’s Inaccurate Gitmo-Abdulmutallab Story Got Major Pickup | Talking Points Memo

Just how far can one erroneous terrorism story travel?

By our very partial count, a since-corrected ABC report on the supposed role of ex-Gitmo detainees in planning the Detroit Christmas Day attack was picked up by at least 12 media outlets, and was cited by two members of Congress and legion right-wing bloggers.

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