Politico, a DC-based newspaper, prides itself on being at the front end of political news and events.
They do in fact get the scoop on a regular basis. But is this really a “scoop”? Putting out a “breaking news” email severely undercuts their credibility as an actual news organization. I mean, seriously?
See for yourself.
POLITICO Breaking News
Comedian Stephen Colbert announced on “The Colbert Report” that he is exploring a presidential run in South Carolina, and made it legal by handing control of his super PAC to Jon Stewart in the opening segment of Thursday night’s show. “I am proud to announce that I am forming an exploratory committee to lay the groundwork for my possible candidacy for president of the United States of America of South Carolina,” Colbert said during the Thursday evening, several hours before airtime on Comedy Central.