*(Via Newsy) – So, you’ve heard about this by now — Brian Williams apparently fabricated this story. (Video via CBS / “Late Show With David Letterman”)
“Two of our four helicopters were hit by ground-fire, including the one I was in,” he said.
“No kidding!” David Letterman replied.
Williams has said several times over the years that he was in a helicopter shot down by an RPG in the Iraq War — and was forced to apologize for his tale.
“I want to apologize. I said I was traveling in an aircraft that was hit by RPG fire; I was instead in a following aircraft,” he said on NBC.
Cue the cross-examination. Now it seems Wiliams’ entire body of work will be pored over.
“When you look out of your hotel room in the French Quarter and watch a man float by facedown,” he said in an interview.
The problem is this: Though the French Quarter was hit by Hurricane Katrina, it didn’t flood — so how did a body float down its streets?
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