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03/28/2008 02:43 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Miller Takeout:

1. Preposterous blog speculation congealed into conventional wisdom that turned out to be wrong:The idea that NYT reporter Judy Miller told Cheney aide Libby that Bush critic Joe Wilson's wife worked at the CIA, rather than vice versa.

2. Preposterous blog speculation congealed into conventional wisdom that turned out to be right: The idea that Libby seemed to be coaching Miller in his infamous 'aspens are turning' letter, which noted pointedly that other reporters had testified "they did not discuss Ms. Plame's name or identity" with Libby. Special prosecutor Fitzgerald actually asked Miller about this possible coaching, and Miller says the thought occurred to her too:

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