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There’s been a tempest raging in Washington D.C.’s tiniest teacup over some remarks that Obama’s economic advisor made that had Bob Woodward, the Nixon-slayer, quaking in his polished shoes. In an earlier life, Woodward had written a biography of John Belushi. The guy who came along later to do the same task, only competently, has an interesting description of Woodward’s modus operandi:

Whenever people ask me about John Belushi and the subject of Wired comes up, I say it’s like someone wrote a biography of Michael Jordan in which all the stats and scores are correct, but you come away with the impression that Michael Jordan wasn’t very good at playing basketball.

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Written by geek

14/03/2013 at 1:24 am

Posted in interesting

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