Wolf Blitzer's favorite bit of boilerplate.

Media criticism.
Nov. 4 2008 9:37 PM

Wolf Blitzer Is "Watching Very Closely"

A crash course in Blitzer-ese.

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"So that's why we're looking at this so closely."

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