Carl, why didn't you make Horstman prove that he actually walked 6mph (the pace of an Olympic Power Walker) by using a GPS app on his cell phone? They're free, after all.
I got around to doing it today, and my walk proves that Horstman more or less used his one-way time as his round-trip time, if he even made the walk at all. I'm half Horstman's age but somehow he can walk twice as fast?
Here is my GPS data (the mileage is exaggerated due to the GPS errors which occur around tall buildings, but the time is correct):
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Predictably, this lie introduced by The Morning After keeps being told and retold (skip ahead to :58):
This whole thing smells like a set-up so it's unclear if replacement of The Morning After's entire staff with a crop of desperate young j-school grads would make any difference.
Update 6/23/11 11:32am
That's their story (and in this case it really is a story) and they're sticking to it: