Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Miles from the Mainstream
D. R. ZUKERMAN, proprietor

A Tale of Two Headlines

A Tale of Two Headlines

July 19, 2021 --

The lead New York Times headline February 16, 2021

INFLATION FEARS
FALL BY WAYSIDE
IN THE BIDEN ERA

The third paragraph said:

"After years of dire inflation predictions that failed to pan out, the people who run fiscal and monetary policy in Washington have decided the risk of 'overheating' the economy is much lower that the risk of failing to heat it up enough."

(Five months later)

The lead New York Times headline July 14, 2021

INFLATION'S SURGE
DRAWS QUESTIONS 
FOR WHITE HOUSE

Both articles were written by Jim Tankersley and  Jeanna Smialek. -- with Tankersley getting top billing for February 16 and Smialek the top billing for July 14.

You think maybe the experts might forgo predicting and just report actuality?