Remember when Politico claimed Congressional candidate Ben Quayle lied about his connection with the raunchy Web site The Dirty? And the news that he lied spread like wildfire around the Internet, ultimately making its way to the front page of the New York Times? The (ahem) funny thing about that is if you ask Politico today, Quayle never lied.
In an article posted on the Politico Web site last week, the news outlet clarifies the allegations that Quayle lied.
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