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I gguess the point of this anecdote is...

by gearup / May 29, 2004 4:10 AM PDT

Subject: Fair and Balanced Reporting

Two boys in Boston were playing basketball when one of them was attacked
by a rabid Rottweiler. Thinking quickly, the other boy ripped board off a
nearby fence, wedged it into the dog's collar and twisted it, breaking the dog's neck.

A newspaper reporter from the Boston Herald witnessed the incident and rushed over to interview the boy.
The reporter began entering data into his laptop, beginning with the
headline:
"Brave Young Celtics Fan Saves Friend From Jaws Of Vicious Animal."

"But I'm not a Celtics fan, "the little hero interjected. "Sorry," replied the
reporter. "But since we're in Boston, Mass, I just assumed you were."

Hitting the delete key, the reporter began "John Kerry Fan rescues Friend
From Horrific Dog Attack."

"But I'm not a Kerry fan either," the boy responds.

The reporter says, "I assumed everybody in this state was either for the
Celtics or Kerry or Kennedy."

"What team or person do you like? "

"I'm a Houston Rockets fan and I really like George W. Bush " the boy says.
Hitting the delete key, the reporter begins again,

"Arrogant Little Conservative ******* Kills Beloved Family Pet."

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