Monday, December 19, 2005
POLITICS AS USUAL: A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS
Now, I know I tell Tories to stop complaining about media bias, but I have never said it doesn't exist. Check out this caption that the Toronto Star ran with the photo above:
"Prime Minister Paul Martin was driving a horse-drawn wagon at a campaign event in a frigid Regina park yesterday, when one of the rear wheels went flat. With the wagon listing to the side and the tire shredding, Martin managed to slowly steer the crippled vehicle back to the waiting media buses."
You'd think the wagon was about to burst into flames and crash into a crowd of school children before Martin jumped on, took the reigns and saved everyone. Here's the nicely trimmed photo they ran with it (hat tip--Brian Lemon) :
My caption would have said something about three horse's asses, but I'm not an editor of a national newspaper.
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