Article: Barron’s Gary Weiss Caught Plagiarizing Matt Taibbi, Find-Replaces Style With Spin

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Barron’s Gary Weiss Caught Plagiarizing Matt Taibbi, Find-Replaces Style With Spin

Patrick Byrne

DeepCapture, 7 August 2012

Two months ago a schlubby-but-savage Goldman lawyer named Joseph E. Floren made a mistake that caused some previously redacted information about Goldman Sachs to slip into the public’s hands. The event was ably covered by such globally-respected publications as Bloomberg, the Economist, and Rolling Stone.

Since May I have wondered, With the truth emerge at last in publications such as Economist, Bloomberg, and Rolling Stone, surely the Bad Guys must understand they have lost control of the narrative. Surely, I thought, they are working out some new damage control strategy to deflect or usurp the truth as it comes out.

And as always, Gary Weiss doesn’t let us down.

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