Not what happened…

March 11, 2011

Wisconsin Senate passes public-sector union ban

USA-WISCONSIN/Madison, Wis., March 9 (Reuters) – Republicans in the Wisconsin Senate on Wednesday side-stepped a boycott by opposition Democrats and approved curbs on union powers in a case closely watched by Americans as a test of labor rights.

Your article published March 9 is titled “Wisconsin Senate passes public-sector union ban.”

The whole headline is a lie. The bill from Wisconsin Governor Walker does not ban one public sector union.

If you can prove it please let the world know because that would be news.


That was a bad headline. We improved it in subsequent updates: GBU Editor

Protesters sleep outside of the assembly chambers in the State Capitol, after taking it over, in Madison, Wisconsin March 9, 2011. REUTERS/Darren Hauck

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This reminds me of something that I experienced when I was a JO major (subsequently repented and corrected by changing to Business).

Do headline writers ever actually read the story, are they simply perverse, all of the above, none of the above, what?

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