In Defense of Ron Schiller
Let's not get too wigged out about the NPR executive's stupidity.
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Correction, March 9, 2011: The original version of this article mistakenly stated that James O'Keefe appeared in the NPR sting video. He did not. ( Return to the corrected sentence.)