Joe Lieberman : Associated Press Gets One Right!

Joe Lieberman and friend.

This typo tells the tale…
By Greg Sargent / August 19, 2008

Whoopsie! Check out this inadvertent description of Joe Lieberman in an Associated Press story on the Veepstakes…

His top contenders are said to include Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. Less traditional choices mentioned include former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge, an abortion-rights supporter, and Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman, the Democratic vice presidential prick in 2000 who now is an independent.

A stopped clock is right twice a day and all that…

Source / TPM Election Central

[Note: The link to this AP story tells us it’s “no longer available.”]

Thanks to Harry Edwards / The Rag Blog

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1 Response to Joe Lieberman : Associated Press Gets One Right!

  1. an admirer says:

    Looks like sometimes the gremlins in the press room still get into the act, even in the electronic age!

    I was once involved with a publication that, despite being copyread and proofread NUMEROUS times, launched its initial issue into “the waters of pubic controversy”. But it was all pre-Internet, so nobody noticed!

    In passing, preserving some of the other news stories that pop up briefly, then are pulled or killed by corporate interests for revealing more than readers are spozed to know, is one of the real information services The Rag Blog provides — thanks, gang!!!

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