The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

Absolutely. That's just generally the way it goes. It just kind of blows up. Everybody -- the main thing about this whole Inquiry, I think, is that everybody -- everybody really believes that there are a set of proper rules and regulations that are adhered to, and therefore these things are really true and they couldn't be printed if they weren't true, and that is just generally, a lot of the time, just not the case, in my experience, anyway. So yes, it was picked up by 70 different outlets. It was also embellished upon, so it went from this to the fact that I couldn't remember proposing because I had been so drunk. So the story just got expanded upon, bloggers wrote about it, people believed it, and now we're left with the debris of trying to make this story go away because it was never, in fact, true.

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