Thursday, March 16, 2006

Eeyore the Editor Strikes again 
Fact: The economy created 243,000 new jobs in February - a remarkably strong showing.

Fact: The Dow Industrial Average greeted the news by rising 104 points the day they made the announcement.

The New York Times' take:

The Times began downplaying the good news in the first sentence of its March 11 article, stating the report was “igniting concerns” on Wall Street “that higher wages could fuel inflation.”

Read the whole thing. It's maddening.

Splash, out


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