Thursday, September 02, 2010

First Rule Of Press Releases? Check Your Source

Second rule? Check it again.

How many things are wrong with this sentence?
Republican Party spokesman Andrew Welhouse says he thought the fundraiser
happened because he heard about it on Milwaukee talk radio.

Welhouse thought it happened. He did not Know. But he heard it on a Milwaukee Talk Radio Show. What could go wrong there? In his fevered brain he was sure that talk radio wouldn't lie to him. Does anybody else remember when the parties made news and the radio stations reported it instead of the other way around?

What's the difference between a pack of Cub Scouts and WisGOP? A Cub Scout pack has adult supervision.

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