Blatant Headline Manipulation

Via LGF: How’s this for ‘shaping’ the news?

“U.S. Has No Exit Strategy for Iraq, Rumsfeld Says”

That’s what screams in 32 point type from the Bloomberg website. In reality, this is what Rumsfeld said.

“We don’t have an exit strategy, we have a victory strategy,” Rumsfeld told soldiers during a surprise visit to Baghdad, according to a pooled broadcast report from the capital. “The goal is to help the Iraqi Forces develop the skills and the capacity to provide their own security.”

The editor who chose to run this story using this headline should be fired.

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