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By John McAfee
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Mike Gerson
Former White House speechwriter Michael Gerson has been accused of self-aggrandizement and taking credit for speeches he did not fully write, stealing the lines of others and making them his own. The accusations come from his former speechwriting colleague, Matthew Scully, in the September issue of the Atlantic magazine.
As the questioner probed for more information, which Mike was reluctant to offer, I jumped in and said, "He's the president's chief speechwriter."
Knowing he had written Gov. George W. Bush's acceptance speech, I asked him if he would be in the hall for its delivery.