Oh geeez. The LA Times has the story about how CBS pulled the story together and how quickly it fell apart. Here's the money quote:
Josh Howard, the program's executive producer, told the Los Angeles Times in an interview Friday: "The White House said they were authentic, and that carried a lot of weight with us."
But the White House actually said:
Bartlett's answer was: "I'm not saying that at all. I'm just saying that the fact that documents like this are being raised when, in fact, all they do is reaffirm what we've said all along, is questionable."
I think some heads should roll, especially Dan's.