Here’s a “great example of how a dumb idea can form the basis for an article.”
This would be funny if it weren’t so tragic. In today’s NYT story “Typhoon in Philippines Casts Long Shadow Over U.N. Talks on Climate Treaty” we have the usual sad equivocation.
“Britney Spears is being used as a secret weapon to fight Somali pirates,” reports FoxNews.com (10/30/13). “The singer’s hits are being blasted out by tanker crews to deter kidnap attacks.” “Her songs were chosen by the security team because they…
“It’s got plenty of competition, but this may just be the single most cringe-worthy, embarrassing interview on Fox News,” writes Slate’s Daniel Politi.