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Congress caught making false entries in Wikipedia

Congress caught making false entries in Wikipedia
Congress caught making false entries in Wikipedia



More discussion and coverage:
http://www.lowellsun.com/ci_3444567 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Requests_for_comment/United_States_Congress 
http://yro.slashdot.org/yro/06/01/30/2123219.shtml 

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http://news.com.com/2061-10796_3-6033082.html 

Congress caught making false entries in Wikipedia
January 30, 2006 5:26 PM PST

We already know, of course, that politicians live primarily for 
re-election and typically view the truth as an impediment to the higher 
purpose of unfettered self-aggrandizement.

Still, we can be excused for feeling mildly nauseated when fresh 
confirmation of this distasteful aspect of modern politicking surfaces.

The latest episode appeared last week in the form of a report that aides 
to Rep. Marty Meehan, a Massachusetts Democrat, deleted references to 
his broken term-limits pledge and massive campaign war chest on Wikipedia.

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