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We've already conclusively determined that erstwhile New York Presser Matt Taibbi went boating with Sean Penn in New Orleans last week. But sometimes — believe it or not — plebiscite isn't the best methodology for determining an individual's whereabouts. Thanks to the reader, then, who located this comment on a item:

I was on the boat with Sean Penn this weekend. That's me in the background of the above photo.


M. Taibbi
Rollling Stone Magazine

It's nice to witness firsthand the inexorable spread of democracy.

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