Thursday, February 14, 2008

Spike on sight

Somebody should never have written this story, and somebody should have spiked it after it was written, and somebody shouldn't have promoted it for the front page. Puts a lot of burden on the copydesk, but ... hey, what fun is it being a copy editor if you don't get to point out every now and then that a story is complete, unadulterated crap?
Check it out for the vast array of stuff writers will write when the Clue Officer of the Day doesn't tell them to zip it:
Navarro, who made it clear that he is not accusing Clemens of lying, said Clemens' mannerisms - which included rare subtle nodding, tucking in his chin and taking hard swallows over a 28-second span - indicate what he calls "guilty knowledge" - suspicious reactions a subject gives when specifics are detailed.
..."It seems to me he probably used a few times, regretted it, decided not to and got caught for something he'd given up," Hogan said.


Blogger Andy Bechtel said...

Body language analysis: as seen on TV!

12:34 PM, February 14, 2008  

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