In a blunder of near-Dewey Beats Truman proportions, the journalistas at MSN got one of the biggest stories of the day - the Moussaoui verdict - dead wrong on their home page today.
When the story first broke, here's what you saw on the cover page at MSN:
Hmm. Not. . .quite. Later on, the folks running page one actually read the story, and voila, replaced this graphic with the following:
Now I'm normally a forgiving guy. But I was living in the NY area on 9/11, and I still carry the NYT obituary for a friend who died that day. If I'm angry about this blunder, I can only imagine how those whose lost a family member feel about MSN's sloppiness, no matter what they feel about the ultimate verdict.