BREAKING: The $16 Muffin Never Existed

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Remember the story about the $16 muffins the Justice Department supposedly supplied for conference attendees? It has finally emerged that, yes, the muffin-doubters were right to doubt. Politico:


On Friday, the Justice Department inspector general apologized for claiming in a recent report that taxpayers had paid $16 per muffin at a recent department conference. The IG admitted now that such muffins never existed.

Who had the byline on that original muffin story, Judith Miller?

$16 muffins didn't exist, according to inspector general [Politico]