July 6, 2004

America Chooses Bush!

“AMERICA CHOOSES - Bush re-elected!”

That’s the headline I’m hoping to see on the front page of the NY Post on the day after the election in November. Why? Because this is on the front page today:

“KERRY’S CHOICE,” read the headline over the page one “exclusive” story. “Dem picks Gephardt as VP candidate.” The story, which ran without a byline, was accompanied by a file photo of the Missouri congressman and the Massachusetts senator.

But the excuse was great:

Post editor-in-chief Col Allan said in a statement that he made the decision to go with the Gephardt story based on information that turned out to be inaccurate. He did not elaborate.

I guess it would be unusual to try to get accurate information before printing a story, huh? Well, it’s not like they started a war over it or anything. So, no biggie. But still, pretty funny. FOX cousin (Murdoch-owned) New York Post… your place for inaccurate news.

Posted by James at July 6, 2004 4:09 PM
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BWAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Fair, Balanced, and Having No Resemblance to Reality.

Posted by: Chuck S. at July 6, 2004 4:13 PM

It's the Post. If you're reading this for news, you're a moron. It's like reading the Herald for news.

Hey, I know that's unkind, but it's the truth. And I meant to be unkind.

Posted by: Patti M. at July 6, 2004 4:37 PM

If the Post or the Herald were papers in London, they'd definitely have page 3 girls.

Posted by: briwei at July 7, 2004 1:04 PM

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