A Tale of Two Headlines

As seen on Memeorandum, two articles on the same story with radically different headlines.The articles are on a Gallup poll asking the question whether Bush era policies in the war on terror should be investigated.From Gallup:No Mandate for Criminal Probes of Bush AdministrationFrom USA Today:Poll: Most want inquiry into anti-terror tacticsHuh?Here are the numbers - you decide: The poll is skewed heavily to the left on the criminal investigation question because liberals, almost to a man, want to see Bush in jail. I find it interesting that a clear majority do not want criminal investigations - unexpected given all the rancid rhetoric from the left for 8 years.Technically, both headlines are correct. But do you think there is any bias at USA Today when the poll shows a majority against criminal probes?(Read Full Post)