Notes on current events, and some past and future ones, by Kenneth Silber
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Programmed for bad journalism
"For decades, Americans have been effectively programmed to shop." That's the New York Times, displaying a profound incomprehension of the concept of individual responsibility. It's in a story about the trampling at Wal-Mart, which as Ed Driscoll notes, the headline ludicrously labels a "Shopping Guernica."