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Thursday, April 14, 2005

Fisker's Whiskers III Finds Cat's Meow in Belmont Club's Scalpeling of AP Photo

What a great weekly feature is "Fisker's Whiskers," from the fertile mind of Steve at The Word Unheard. It's really simple - Steve puts the spotlight on the best examples from the previous week of bloggers fisking, or perhaps exposing would be a better word, the false assumptions, missing facts and analytical weak links in the MSM.

This week's Cat's Meow is the scalpeling performed by Belmont Club's Wretchard on the AP account of how its photographer happenned to be in the right place at just the right time to shoot the bloody executions of two Iraqi election workers during the run-up to the January elections. AP won a Pulitizer Prize for that shot last week.

Do not miss Wretchard's analysis because it is a classic illustration of applying a known law of physics to the alleged facts of an event. Wretchard would be one heck of a prosecuting attorney!