Friday, November 28, 2008

Alleged Terrorists?

This Power Line post spotlights an issue that I've long been annoyed about - the propensity of the Old Media (OM) to misrepresent reality in an effort to be "fair":
This kind of silly political correctness infects reporters and news services world-wide. They think they're being scrupulous--the man hasn't been convicted of being a gunman yet!--when in fact they're just being foolish. But the irrational conviction that nothing can be known unless it has been determined by a court and jury isn't just silly, it's dangerous.
Call a spade a spade - and an armed terrorist just that.

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