The poet William Stafford set himself the task of writing a poem a day. When someone asked him what he would do when his poem-of-the-day wasn't very good, he replied "I simply lower my standards." In order to increase output, the bar here is set at a low level - the point of this is to have some fun with current events and politics. I welcome contributions and comments. Now you can also follow Doggerelo on Twitter (@doggerelo). Because of continuing medical problems, I'm no longer able to post a poem-a-day. I'll continue to post poems, but at a reduced frequency, so please stay tuned.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

News You Can (Usually) Trust

A major news calamity occurred at CNN today, when they jumped the gun and declared prematurely, and incorrectly, that the Supreme Court had overturned the individual mandate for the Affordable Care Act.  It took them 7 minutes to issue a correction.  They just blew it....badly. 

We all depend on CNN
To tell us who, what, where and when
It's news that you can trust
Except when it's a bust.

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