WaPo presents another holiday horror story: the wokest Thanksgiving dinner ever?

The piece by Tova Mirvis in Monday’s Washington Post is actually a reasonably sweet tale of a woman navigating the first Thanksgiving of a second marriage and trying to please everyone, but the tweet and headline promoting it sounds like an utter nightmare: the wokest Thanksgiving ever.

Read more: https://twitchy.com/brettt-3136/2017/11/21/wapo-presents-another-holiday-horror-story-the-wokest-thanksgiving-dinner-ever/

‘Fearmongering’: WaPo’s ‘deliberately misleading’ headline indicates gun-related fatalities are on the rise

That was the headline of the Washington Post story, which is designed to make you think that gun-related deaths are on the rise. In reality, traffic-related fatalities have declined, as pointed out by this paragraph in the article:

“The trend was driven largely by the sharp drop in the rate of traffic fatalities, a result of a series of laws and safety measures aimed at making driving safer. Gun homicide rates also have fallen in recent years, but have been offset by the rising prevalence of suicides. Today, suicides account for roughly two out of every three gun deaths.”

Here is a look at the trend chart included in the story:

Quite a contrast to what one would take away from the headline/tweet.

The headline could have read like this:

But then it would not have had the effect the Post was intending, nor would it have fit their agenda.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/12/20/fearmongering-wapos-deliberately-misleading-headline-indicates-gun-related-fatalities-are-on-the-rise/

Story published announcing Biden run was a ‘technical glitch’

A lot of people are anxious to hear Vice President Joe Biden announce that he’s going to run for president in 2016, and the Washington Post seemed a little too anxious to break the news, accidentally publishing Monday night a “just-in-case” draft prepared in advance.

To his credit, Paul Kane was quick to apologize for the “glitch”. No need, though: Biden never apologizes for his gaffes.

You might consider copying @HillaryClinton on that tweet.

CNN’s Jake Tapper predicts that an announcement might not come tomorrow.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/10/19/never-mind-story-announcing-vice-president-bidens-decision-to-run-was-a-technical-glitch/