Reader reaction to Reuters news
Young Pennsylvania voters take a shine to Obama
Please reseach Black folklore and historical use of the term “Shine” that your use in the same sentence with Sen Obama. I think you will find it, if not inappropriate, at least a pretty odd choice of words.
Tony R. Several readers pointed this out to us. There are vast numbers of people who do not know the slang meaning of the word: “Disparaging and offensive. A black person.”
When our editors became aware of it, the headline was changed: GBU Editor
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