Unlke Howie Kurtz, I don't believe in revealing the contents of confidential emails between reporters and campaigns, but it is worth saying for the record that back in July, I received an email from Michael Goldfarb in his capacity as a representative of the McCain campaign. In it he asked me to clarify McCain's position on gay parenting. I was glad to do so promptly, and you can see the resulting post here.

I do not think it violates anyone's privacy or ethics to reprint the last sentence in Goldfarb's email to me:

If you ever need anything from the campaign going forward, feel free to drop me a line.

My mistake was believing him.

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