BREAKING! L.A. Council Member Did NOT Kill That Kitten
You know what's hilarious? Killing kittens. At least, that's what a couple Associated Press editors thought last week, when they changed a word ...
At least, that's what a couple Associated Press editors thought last week, when they changed a word in an AP story to make it seem as if a Los Angeles city council member had harmed a cat during a press conference:
The AP piece said an LA councilman "held a kitten at a City Hall news conference" while a pet sterilization ordinance was signed. Two staffers at the North County Times changed "held" to "strangled."
The AP has fired the editor who made the change "as a joke," and the editor who allowed it to go to print has been suspended.
Most importantly, though, the widdle kitty is fine.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Domestic Abusers Can Lose Gun Rights, Rules High Court2 hours ago
Kansas, Hopefully, Averts Schools Shutdown2 hours ago
Override Looms Over Missouri Governor's Gun Veto2 hours ago
$200 Million in the Hole, Louisiana Lawmakers Refuse Tax Reform2 hours ago
A First Since 1983, California Governor Signs Budget Without a Single Veto2 hours ago
Portland Replaces Police Chief Under Investigation for Friend's Shooting1 hour ago