Another misleading

headline for my little cousin – Obama Makes First Comments On Missing Plane.

She: Oh, who cares? Maybe he was busy. He has to do lots!

Me: Whoah there, what’s with all the nonsense? You OK?

She: Obama missed a flight and he’s in trouble – look… [finally clicking on link]


She: Oh fuck.

Me: Yeah. Sorry, little lady. ‘Missing’ as in… it’s not just Barack Obama who ‘misses’ that plane.

She: Oh… no… [starting to cry]

Me: Let’s step away from the current affairs. Easy now.

She: Please don’t tell Dad I swore.