Saturday, December 01, 2007

AP's hero worship

Ann Althouse unravels media spin on Sen. Clinton after the New Hampshire authorities dealt with the hostage crisis. According to one AP story, either Ms. Clinton was "the picture of calm in the face of crisis" or else she demonstrated warm endearing human emotions by suffering "bewilderment" and "confusion" during the crisis. Nothing says spin has to be consistent from one paragraph to the next.

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