Did L.A. Times Fall for a Parody?

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Jeff Goldberg, the only remaining journalist in the galaxy with an interest in "O: A Presidential Novel," appears to have caught the L.A. Times' Tim Rutten making a pretty embarrassing error. Rutten, like most of the rest of humanity, didn't like "O." But unlike everyone else, he seems to have fallen for a Guardian parody and used obviously fictitious emails in his attack on the fictitious Obama book...Oops!

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Joshua Green is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

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