October 15, 2008

WashingtonPost.com | Topix.com | Snopes.com
From Washington Post national political reporter Anne Kornblut‘s chat:

Anonymous: I have received an e-mail ostensibly sent from Dale Lindsborg of the Washington Post. It refers to an interview with Obama on this past Sunday’s “Meet The Press” where he talks about why he doesn’t believe in saluting the flag. Is this really a person who works for The Post?
Anne E. Kornblut: We just checked the database here and I can’t find a Dale Lindsborg. I’m going to make sure people here know about it. Can you send us the email?

Here is the e-mail that’s circulating and here is Snopes debunking the contents.

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