Bad reporting of the day?

You just won the stem-cell war. Don’t lose your soul. – By William Saletan – Slate Magazine.

Here’s a lesson in bad journalism: try to seem like a maverick by undermining the argument of Democrats by making a thin analogy to the fact that Republicans also make arguments.

Then, stick a flashy title on it so that readers will think that your article has real weight for them – perhaps as though the hand god were going now to rain down hot ham water as recompense for your country’s evil deeds.

Way to go, William Saletan. You’ve truly learned the meaning of bad journalism.


~ by thepostpasseist on March 9, 2009.

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