Move over, Jayson Blair and Steven Glass, here comes Jonah Lehrer joining the pantheon of fabulists and plagiarists. The New Yorker magazine published quotes from Bob Dylan he made up, among other problems.
Funny how it is always the most prestigious liberal publications who generate these frauds.
I despise David Remnick, a snob and Israel-hater (who was abusive to Jack Cashill on Milt Rosenberg show). I hope this takes him down a peg. his book on Obama sold very few copies.
In a statement, the editor of The New Yorker, David Remnick, said: "This is a terrifically sad situation, but, in the end, what is most important is the integrity of what we publish and what we stand for."
Once upon a time, The New Yorker was renowned for fact checking.