‘Narrowly,’ CNN? That Word Does Not Mean What You Think It Means (Update: The Hill Uses the Same Word)
June 5, 2012 - 8:17 pm
CNN initially headlined its web story on the recall with this subheadline, over on the left:
As of this writing, with more than 75% of the vote counted, Walker leads by 11 percentage points, nearly 200,000 votes.
h/t to Patrick Poole for grabbing the screen shot before CNN changed it, which they have.
Update: Just in to the Tatler, a CNN poll update: Custer lost at Little Big Horn “narrowly.”
Also, Pickett’s charge failed, but it was a close run thing. And the Buffalo Bills lost those Super Bowls to the Dallas Cowboys by a whisker.
Update: The Hill’s coverage. Click to enlarge. Note the subheadline.
Update: Just in from CNN and The Hill: Walter Mondale loses to Ronald Reagan, narrowly.