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Re: Truthiness 101



In a message dated 1/22/2006 9:59:29 AM Pacific Standard Time,
pfarr@cal.berkeley.edu writes:

By FRANK RICH
The New York Times

IF James Frey hadn’t made up his own life, Tom Wolfe would have had to
invent it for him. The fraudulent memoirist is to the early 21st century what Mr.
Wolfe’s radical-chic revelers were to the late 1960’s and his Wall Street “
masters of the universe” were to the go-go 1980’s: a perfect embodiment of
the most fashionable American excess of an era...
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Democrat and Republican politicians make up nasty stuff about each other?
How will Americans ever survive this revelation? Where would we be if Rich
hadn't pointed this out to us?

Art