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Accompanied by a photo of Dick Cheney from Al Jazeera, here’s a current featured headline at Google News: USVP Cheney Says Torture Facility Will Stay Open. (Hat tip: Mike.)

A screenshot:

Interestingly, if you click through to the article at dailyindia.com, you find their headline uses the word “alleged:” U.S. V.P. Cheney Says Alleged Torture Facility Will Stay Open.

The page title also contains “alleged.”

I wonder how that word got dropped from Google’s headline?

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 Frank says:

I feel it's better to sing about these things ourselves and perform them with the people who it happened to than to have some journalist one day say 'then in 1971, one time when they were at the mudshark hotel...' But people have problems with things of a glandular nature in connection with things of a musical nature. They say why, music is way up here, and glands are way down there and they can't get 'em together, but then they are hypocritical because they take a band that doesn't sing about such things directly and couches their language a little and does it with a little choreography and say that that's great and that's real rock and roll. I maintain that there's no difference, we're just honest enough to get up and say 'this is this and that's that and here you are and respond to it' and the response is 'why... I'm hip, but of course I am offended'.