It is hardly breaking news that the Charlotte Observer is a liberal mouthpiece. But what is interesting is how just days after MSNBC is caught with their pants down the Charlotte Observer jumps to the aid of Charlotte Mayor Foxx and his covey of Democrats.
At issue is the often discussed Street Car and the Governor's objection to using property tax dollars to fund the project and Charlotte Democrats objection to his objection.
Enter The Charlotte Observer with their first edition headline:
Thankfully there are folks out there who are not so blind and to stop the left leaning paper trying to spread the liberal doctrine. Folks like Charlotte blogger and tweetress SisterToldJah.
@sistertoldjah: "The Observer is at it again. Check out this headline."
It should read "accuse McCrory of" instead of "criticize for".
"meddling" - it is the assertion of local Democrats that he is "meddling" in local affairs, yet the Observer gives it legitimacy with the headline.
Contrast the objective version of the headline: "Charlotte Democrats accuse McCrory of meddling in local affairs" with the subjective, "Charlotte Democrats criticize McCrory for meddling in local affairs" - see what I mean?
The Observer shouldn't be doing your thinking for you.
A little less than an hour later, but too late for most home delivery print editions the Observer changes the headline to:
Major props to @sistertoldjah for helping keep them honest!