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Following Stupid Over the Cliff

  • Posted on: 10 April 2010
  • By: rba


Photo © AP @ Poynter

Here's the offending lede:

Palin, Obama spar from a distance - Liz Sidoti/AP National Political Writer.

No, they don't, and to compare the two is but one of the many reasons why the takeover of the wire services by third-grade-level editors and reporters can be a dangerous thing for the rest of us.

Whoever thought comparing this particular President to Palin-the-iPimp was reasonable desperately needs anal-cranial surgery.