Archives: December 2008
A piece of “Op-Art” by Ono, featured recently in the New York Times op-ed page:
…much less good headlines.
Exhibit A: the Washington Times 12/26 front page story, featuring the headline, “Obama Plays Tough Game: Loves Shooting Hoops.”
From Fox News Sunday:
Laura Bush: “Do I think the press is fair? Absolutely not. But you are Chris.”
Chris Wallace: “Thank you for that.”
What a pity…having to issue two corrections to an obituary of the guy who put your paper on the map:
Correction to This Article
Earlier versions of this story, including in the print edition of Friday’s Washington Post, incorrectly said Mark Felt died at a hospice. Felt died at his home in California, under hospice care. Also, this article said that Felt believed he was acting with the approval of FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover when he authorized break-ins at the homes of people thought to be affiliated with the Weather Underground. Hoover had died several months earlier; Felt believed he had the approval of the interim director, L. Patrick Gray.
One WaPo readers wants a plaque erected in Felt’s honor.
From Mike Allen’s Politico Playbook:
ENGAGED — ‘Happening Now: Wolf Blitzer the newsman, Wolf Blitzer the matchmaker. CNN Senior Director Howard Lutt and CNN Producer Lydia Garlikov stole away from Washington, D.C., to New York after Christmas, where Howie dropped to his knee in Glen Cove and asked Lydia to marry him, with the Long Island Sound serving as the backdrop. The two CNNers met while working on ‘The Situation Room.”
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