The New York Times’s Maureen Dowd didn’t intend to include in her column* yesterday, unattributed, a passage written by TPM’s Josh Marshall, she was just making a point a wise friend made to her over the phone. Michael Calderone has the details.

(The similarities were apparently discovered by a TPM blogger — who, perhaps, knows all of Marshall’s Written Words by heart?)

*A correction now appears at column’s end.

Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.