Michele, one “l”….

June 16, 2011

 

U.S. Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) talks to the audience after the end of the first New Hampshire debate of the 2012 campaign at St. Anselms College in Manchester, New Hampshire June 13, 2011.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Bachmann files papers to enter US White House race

MANCHESTER, N.H., June 13 (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Michelle Bachmann said on Monday she has filed the paperwork to formally enter the race for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.

You guys misspelled Michele Bachmann’s first name in this story, and in some photo captions I saw, too. It’s Michele, not Michelle!

A Supporter

Indeed. I suspect the error is pretty easy to make because journalists are so accustomed to writing Michelle Obama’s name. We corrected this story and more than 20 photo captions, so I suspect we’ve learned a tough lesson for the future: GBU Editor

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