...openly stated in the introduction that he was combining characters to protect their identities. The episodes were not made up.
James Frey made shit up out of whole cloth.
Why wasn't this an issue in 2008? Surely McCain's oppo research would have made a big deal out of it. It's not like the Bruno Magli shoes which were discovered after O.J.'s criminal trial but before the civil trial. THE BOOK WAS PUBLISHED IN 1995!!!!! Really, phil, you're making this an issue now? SEVENTEEN YEARS after the book was published? Why? Look in the mirror and ask yourself why.