I mean it seems to have been a bit of a letdown from all my non hysterical sources. The Washington Post seems to have a rather straight forward narritive.
“Turns out these “tapes” were online the whole time, via “Frontline,” that nationally renowned organ of the mainstream media. In a posting yesterday, Frontline explained: “In 2008, as a part of our quadrennial election special The Choice 2008, FRONTLINE ran the same footage of the speech as a part of an exploration of Obama’s time at Harvard Law School, where he graduated in 1991. It’s been online at our site and on YouTube since then.”