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Not Comics: Newspaper Prints Embarrassing Typo in Political Ad

The Kansas City Star is reporting on the power of good copy editors in today’s (August 5th) edition.

From the story:

A word in a 10-paragraph statement of the full-page ad supporting Samons was supposed to say “assets,” the newspaper’s publisher wrote in a public Facebook post Saturday morning.

Instead, Samons’ ad contained this sentence: “I believe in taking care of those who work for you, as loyal employees are your biggest asses.”

Community Comments

#1 Mike Peterson
@ 12:08 pm

I like loyal employees and I cannot lie.

#2 Ben Fulton
@ 6:35 am

The Star regrets the error, although not all that much.

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