Truth Dealt A Blow By Tribune
Article planted by publicist Jessica Bowers slanders the Bluths, and large portions lifted straight from a Reuters report.
NEWPORT BEACH (Episode 11)— The following is the text of the article “Cold Hard Bluths” as it appeared in the Orange County Tribune:
The remainder of the article repeats itself, and is actually lifted straight out of a Reuters article.
The Cold Hard Bluths
Playboy, Michael Bluth, lives it up on company money.
By MICHELLE BIELEN, OC Staff Reporter
Michael Bluth, whose stairs to his private jet are always on hand, doesn’t care who he hurts. He’s a two faced womanizer who lives large at other people’s expense.
If Michael is two faced, his mother Lucille, now on her fourth face, makes Michael look like a saint.
If Lucille is concerned about charges that she rented out corpses to motorists to enable them to take advantage of special fuel preferences given to hearses. A mortician said an assistant of a public hospital were arrived on...
... racket under which they sold fake burial orders to motoroists who then took the corpses and transported them to service stations. That allowed them to jump long queues to fill their tanks. After buying the fuel they returned the bodies in their coffins to the mortuary, the newspaper said.
We have suffered a serious fuel shortage since November when a barter deal for the supply of nearly 70 percent of its needs collapsed. Two mortuary workers have been arrested on charges they rented out corpses to motorists to enable them to take advantage of special fuel preferences given to hearses.