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Did the Pentagon Bury Billions in Waste? Dig a Little Deeper

Bob Woodward's scoop on a military coverup doesn't really add up.
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We defense wonks awoke to find a bombshell Tuesday morning, in the form of a Washington Post investigation by Bob Woodward and Craig Whitlock titled "Pentagon buries evidence of $125 billion in bureaucratic waste." All the plot elements are here for a classic Woodward expose: colossal federal waste, bureaucratic cover-up, high-level dissembling, and even overstaffed chow halls.

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