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Who Reported It First? Who Cares.

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Can we talk about the nonsense of caring about which news outlet first reports a big piece of news? I'm not talking about a genuine scoop--a report that wouldn't have otherwise come to light--but about news that we're all eventually going to find out anyway. Who Mitt Romney selects to be his running-mate, for instance, or whether the Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate.

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