And the Pulitzer goes to ... Sinbad?!
My favorite part about the controversy over Hillary Clinton lying about being under sniper fire is that it was first broken by Sinbad.
Yes, that Sinbad (nee David Adkins), the star of A Different World and numerous other family friendly sitcoms from the 1980s and 90s.
The controversy began March 11 when Sinbad told the Washington Post's website that he was along on the trip and didn't remember any threat of danger:
In an interview with the Sleuth Monday, he said the "scariest" part of the trip was wondering where he'd eat next. "I think the only 'red-phone' moment was: 'Do we eat here or at the next place.'"
Hillary tried to claim she mispoke because she was tired, but it turns out she's trotted out the anecdote on numerous occasions.
Now a Florida blog is asking how Sinbad got the scoop that the mainstream media missed:
Both CBS's Sharyl Attkison and NBC's Andrea Mitchell have pointed out during their reports that they were actually with Clinton on that Bosnia trip and recalled no sniper fire, rushing crowds or exagerrated danger. Since headlines have been filled with the news, other journalists who took that trip 12 years ago -- including former MTV News reporter Tabitha Soren -- have weighed in.
So why did it take comic Sinbad to blow the lid on the whole deal?
BREAKING: New video has surfaced that confirms Hillary's account and DISPUTES SINBAD! Check it out:
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