Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Climateer Line of the Day: Ya See What Ya Wanna See* Edition

From Regret the Error (On blogroll at left):

AP makes error in story about Chicago ballot error
In a story Oct. 15 about a mistake in Chicago's electronic voting machines, The Associated Press erroneously reported the way a gubernatorial candidate's name appears on a ballot review touch-screen. The screen lists the candidate as "R. Whitey," not "Rich Whitey" as the AP reported. The candidate is Rich Whitney of Illinois' Green Party. Chicago Board of Elections officials have said they will correct the problem before election day. Link

The candidate typo was covered in many places.

*"The Rock Man said, "Say, babe, there ain't nothing pointless about this gig. The thing is you see what you want to see and you hear what you want to hear. You dig? Did you ever see Paris?"
"Did you ever see New Deli?"
"Well, that's it. You see what you want to see and you hear what you want to hear." And with that the Rock Man fell soundly asleep...
-from Harry Nilsson's The Point!