Did anyone but me notice this?
The front page, top-of-the fold banner headline of the Charleston, South Carolina, newspaper today was about the nine people murdered in a local church. Quite proper.
Affixed to the masthead directly above that headline, was a blue sticker advertisement now commonly used by newspapers everywhere. A sponsor buys it – you read it – you pull if off without damaging the newsprint.
This morning’s sticker ad – above that headline – was for a local shooting range. SHOOTING RANGE!!!
Now, the paper was first printed with the headline of the murders. THEN the sticker was attached by a circulation worker. Whoever did that had to know what the headline said.
That person – the one who applied the stickers by hand or machine – is my nominee for the dumbest ass in the world. Not for today. But for the rest of the year.Share on Facebook