Thursday, July 01, 2004

If You See Two Men Wearing Shirts Please Call Your Local Police

Catching murderers is a low priority for Leftists

Political correctness gone mad: The Associated Press released an appeal in New York City asking the public to help police find the two killers of a man shot dead at a subway station. However, so as not to offend anyone, they purposely left out the race of the suspects and only described their clothing. Two other news services did include the suspect's race.

"It's good that journalists are racially sensitive, but you don't want racial sensitivity to trump basic factual reporting of the news," said Bob Lichter of the Center for Media and Public Affairs.

More here. (Via Jerry Lerman).

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