On Thursday February 19th the East Valley Tribune’s website (Freedom Communications Inc.) printed a story by Tim Hacker with the headline Dobson students question Obama’s plan with some skeptical quotes by Advanced Placement High School students about Obama’s stimulus package. The story generated buzz on various conservative blogs. As of today, the website has replaced the story with a fluff piece written by Hayley Ringle while retaining the original headline.
Why would any newspaper do this?
UPDATE: The original story has been restored, except for the byline. The site claims it was a technical problem. I can’t imagine a scenario where that’s possible. More likely it was a rogue Obamaniac that pulled the switcheroo.