I guess Olbermann got it right. Kristol goes 1-for-1 (first article requires first correction.)
Whoopsie! Kristol's First New York Times Column Attributes Quote To Wrong Author
January 7, 2008 -- 12:40 PM EST // //
So those critics who argued against the appointment of Bill Kristol as a New York Times columnist because of the quality of his work -- rather than merely because of ideology -- will now have yet more proof that they were on to something.
That's because it looks as if Kristol's first column will already require a correction: Kristol seems to have attributed a quote to the wrong author.
In the column, Kristol quotes Michelle Malkin as follows:
Still, as the conservative writer Michelle Malkin put it, “For the work-hard-to-get-ahead strivers who represent the heart and soul of the G.O.P., there are obvious, powerful points of identification.”
Only Malkin is now claiming that she didn't write this. Instead, she notes, the quote actually comes from Michael Medved: