Friday, July 18, 2008

CNN's Freedom to Rewrite History

CNN's Situation Room referred to the site of John McCain's speech on the economy as the place where General Motors plans to "develop its first battery powered car." Did a White House fiction writer create that script for the reporter? G.M. had an electric car in 1996. The giant auto maker pulled the plug on the project in 2002.

Had Dana Bash said "first hybrid car", they would still be incorrect. GM's Saturn division launched the Vue Green Line Hybrid in 2006. Welcome to the state of reporting in America. Whatever the reporter believes is reality, how White House of them to create a second life. The "first plug in electric car"? Hardly...