Skip to comments.CBS erroneously publishes obituary for former first lady Barbara Bush
Posted on 04/15/2018 5:04:58 PM PDT by conservative98
CBS News erroneously published an online obituary Sunday afternoon for former first lady Barbara Bush, whose family announced earlier in the day that she was in failing health.
The storys headline read DO NOT PUBLISH Former first lady Barbara Bush d*es at age 92 DO NOT PUBLISH. It was briefly published on cbsnews.com, then taken down.
The first lines of the story read, Barbara Bush, the witty, gregarious matriarch of a political dynasty that propelled two of its members to the White House and dominated Republican politics for decades, has died after a series of recent hospitalizations. She was 92. A Bush family spokesman said Bush passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by loved ones.
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Kind of like those signs that say "Keep Off the Grass".
See BS still follows Rather Rules of fake but accurate, they just got the date wrong.
When did such a cruel announcement happen to a dying Democrat?
This is not the first time that the media declares someone dead when in fact they are still alive. Either they are retarded and incompetent or do it purposely.
Yeh but how were they expected to know NOT TO PUBLISH the headline?
ahhh...the libs NEVER disappoint.
more idiots at the helm who get paid way too much.
Typical of the media. Newspapers have been keeping pre written obits on hand for decades. Just goes to show you can’t believe everything you read. “A Bush family spokesman said Bush passed away peacefully in her home, surrounded by loved ones. Really? What if she were to walk out on the front lawn and drops dead there?
Exactly. That line niw makes me question all the details in obits and other articles.
Most news organizations and companies have obituaries ready all the time.
Clearly she’s perhaps hours away
But because, 1) It's coming from CBS, and 2) It's against a member of the Bush family, it should be labeled instead as:
Fake But Accurate News
Fake News. Again.
Punctuality is the courtesy of princes.
They apparently confused her and R. Lee Ermey.
Easy mistake to make ... /sarc
they had pope john paul 2 dead 5 times before his ticker stopped. there are other famous people they have posted dead while they were out to dinner feeling fine. idiots...
anyways...pray that if this is her time that shes soon to meet Jesus.
CBS thought the article referred to Trump - they were worried that CNN would beat them in the Fake News race, so they had no choice but to run it, and not lose their title.