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Fictional Andrew Ross Sorkin Is 2 Steps Ahead Of Fictional Multi-Millionaires With Ties To Fictional Meth Dealer

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Nobody takes fictional Andrew Ross Sorkin for a ride!

In Sunday night’s episode of AMC’s “Breaking Bad,” Charlie Rose, portraying himself, cites a fictional column by Andrew Ross Sorkin about a $28 million charitable donation that is made after news linking a drug company’s founders to a meth dealer. Mr. Rose, interviewing the characters of Elliott and Gretchen Schwartz about their $28 million grant for drug and treatment centers throughout the Southwest, said, “Andrew Ross Sorkin of The New York Times wrote a column suggesting that the grant was a kind of publicity maneuver to shore up the stock price of Gray Matter Technologies because of your association with Walter White.”

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