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  •  I've notice a pattern (2+ / 0-)
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    SottoVoce, Stude Dude

    in stories, particularly in TPM or HP, that good stories have a smiling O, the bad stories have a frowning O. You don't even need to read the article, the picture sets the tone right off. But those two online news outlets are generally favorable to the Obama administration, whereas others (like the WSJ cover above) find every negative story they can to lead. Given the infatuation of the press with all the negatives and few of the positives, there are a lot of frowning Os or, as you say, grim-faced and unhappy people in the lead photograph. This really burns me...

    •  Grim unhappy people in the THREE large front page (2+ / 0-)
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      a2nite, Shawn87

      photos.  Three scenes of boredom, frustration and misery.  Inside, at the bottom of page 14, a small photo showed a woman helping people and huge smiles.  It was hard to be more obvious that they were carrying water for the obstructionists.

      "It ain't right, Atticus," said Jem. "No, son, it ain't right." --Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

      by SottoVoce on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 05:41:45 AM PDT

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