Scare Quotes

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Posted by w0ep on May 20, 2017 at 5:47 pm

[Today’s run: Browning Creek 3.5 miles]

I just saw something come up on Google News.

This headline from the Washington Post using scare quotes around the word leadership is a succinct example of editorializing presented as news.

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  • On May 20, 2017 at 7:43 pm Jonathan Howard said

    If our leader can use quotes when saying Obama “wires tapped” him in a wholly unsubstantiated tweet, I don’t see it as a thing. Its quite like it was with the verbal foibles of Bush – the standards are lower when we expect less of someone. By contrast, we expect the legitimate press to be perfect?

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