There’s a reason why sub-editors are told not to put silly, offensive or funny things in the headlines they intend to change later. This is it. But thank god they don’t always follow their own advice because we wouldn’t have gold star days like today.
Australian Financial Review: I feel your pain. But hell you made today more than goddam worth it. Specifically:
ARMS BUILT UP
WORLD IS FUKT
It’s on sale in WA (the only state to receive the very much incomplete front page) for FOUR MORE DAYS. I’m going to get myself a commemorative copy.
Look, it’s a fuck-up of magnificent proportions, but it’s a damn good one and one all journos will appreciate (whilst crossing themselves and thanking their lucky stars…)