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Washington Post = MORE FAIL

Many people stopped reading the WaPo (i.e., The Washington Bamboozler, WaBo) years ago after deciding it was a rag, part of the lame stream media (LSM) (and pre-JournoList). If you want DC news, Roll Call and The Hill are both better.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson says only that an unarmed “skinny boy” could not have been a serious threat to “a healthy adult man who outweighs him by 50 pounds”—nearly doubling the actual 27-pound difference between Martin and Zimmerman and omitting the fact that Martin was four inches taller.

The media fails, again.

It was huge news, as it should have been. The headline in the Washington Post read, “Juror B29, ‘Maddy,’ says ‘Zimmerman got away with murder’.” Wow. Except as William Saletan writes in Slate, that’s not quite what she said.

Cool Story, Bro, If Only It Was Accurate

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