Ted Lieu

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After a tumultuous week in the US, most Americans could likely use a little humor. And they got it in the form of an amusing correction from CNN regarding what Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California grabbed during the Capitol siege. 

“CORRECTION: A previous version of this story misstated that Rep. Ted Lieu grabbed a crowbar before leaving his office. He grabbed a ProBar energy bar,” a correction for a CNN story titled “How a swift impeachment was born under siege” states. 

The story says that Lieu was forced to evacuate his office in the Cannon Office Building as insurrections swarmed the US Capitol.

CNN’s correction was widely discussed online and apparently quite pleasing to people after a week of non-stop news that made days feel like centuries and threw the future of the American republic into question. It’s the little things that keep folks going.

Many also appeared to sympathize with the notion of Lieu grabbing a crowbar to take on rioters — with white supremacists and neo-Nazis among their ranks — attacking the heart of America’s democracy. 

Correction of the day pic.twitter.com/UyvQmRCNXl

— David Uberti (@DavidUberti) January 14, 2021

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Source:: Businessinsider – Politics


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