Mustang 09 of Six More Months
has a good post on how he would report the same story that the NY times headlined. He admits int the post that his headline is biased but at least he discloses it. My lovable liberal in-laws (you know who you are) take the NY Times as gospel. It fits within their worldview. Anyway, read the post. The guy has a great blog.
Here is an excerpt:
"This headline in the NYTimes caught my eye : U.S. Struggling to Get Soldiers Updated Armor
. This is the opening sentence:For the second time since the Iraq war began, the Pentagon is struggling to replace body armor that is failing to protect American troops from the most lethal attacks by insurgents.Now I would hate to accuse the “newspaper of record” of displaying bias in it’s reporting, but it would have been equally as accurate to say this: U.S. upgrading Body Armor to protect servicemembers
. For the second time since the Iraq war began, the Pentagon is upgrading what is already the best body armor in the world to further protect American troops. The current armor, which has saved countless soldiers lives, is being upgraded with better protective inserts, in response to the increased lethality of insurgent attacks, primarily from weapons being provided to the insurgents by Iran."