Ed Driscoll


HUGH HEWITT ON THE LA TIMES and their omission of the new (favorable to President Bush) polling numbers: “If the facts don’t fit, you must omit“.

That works equally for their counterpart on the other side of the country.

Paging Mr. Goldberg. Mr. Bernard Goldberg to the red courtesy phone.

UPDATE: And even if you don’t omit it, if the truth doesn’t fit, don’t bother putting it in the headlines. Note the headline at AP has for this story:

Putin Says Russia Gave U.S. Intel on Iraq
And then note the opening paragraph:

ASTANA, Kazakhstan – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday his government warned Washington that Saddam Hussein’s regime was preparing attacks in the United States and its interests abroad