October 28, 2006

Most Misleading Headline of the Day Award

And the winner is, the Associated Press, for this story, headlined, "Webb: Democrats will provide Iraq remedy."

While the Democratic candidate for Senator from Virginia may know a lot about the oral stimulation of toddlers' penises, he offers nothing but Sound and Fury concerning the Iraqi theater of the Global War on Terror. The "remedy" promised in the AP headline is not forthcoming anywhere in the story.

Webb gets points for honesty, however, by admitting that the Democrats have no plan for further progress in Iraq:

"A Democratic Congress will demand from day one that the president find a real way forward in Iraq. We'll work with the administration and other Republicans to develop a concrete plan, but none of us are ready to settle for empty rhetoric, or the same old unacceptable results," Webb said.
With the mention of "empty rhetoric" Webb qualifies for his own award, "Most Blatant Unconscious Irony in a Public Statement."

By Bluto12:11 PM | Comments |