Remember the "Tyson Homosexual" typo fiasco? Here’s another awesome incident starring everyone’s favorite punching bag, Joe Lieberman:
Bad Typo: Joe Lieberman a Real #%&*!
Published: August 19, 2008 7:55 AM ET
NEW YORK—One of the most amusing typos of the
season turned up for awhile overnight in a major Associated Press
dispatch. Some in the liberal blogosphere, who have often criticized
Sen. Joe Lieberman — the Democrat turned Independent who has endorsed
John McCain — found it all too apt.
The typo, in an article on the upcoming vice
presidential picks due from McCain and Barack Obama and written by one
of the top AP political scribes, Nedra Pickler, was soon corrected but
can still be found viewed via Google at numerous news sites early this
After focusing on Obama, the article discusses several
possible McCain picks, and relates, "His top contenders are said to
include Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt
Romney. Less traditional choices mentioned include former Pennsylvania
Gov. Tom Ridge, an abortion-rights supporter, and Connecticut Sen. Joe
Lieberman, the Democratic vice presidential prick in 2000 who now is an
It’s still up at such sites as the Houston Chronicle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Cleveland’s Plain Dealer and many more.
And finally, since we like easy targets:
Heavy Metal Rocker Fences Out Marin Hikers
POSTED: 7:28 am PDT August 19, 2008
TERRA LINDA, CA—A famed heavy metal rocker’s plans for a new home and recording studio in the Marin hills has triggered an angry dispute with hikers and cyclists over a popular hiking trail that is now off limits.
James Hetfield, co-founder of the legendary heavy metal band Metallica, has erected a barbed-wire fence on his property near San Rafael, cutting off a fire trail that has been open to public use for decades. [LINK]