Of course we all knew that.
But now the offending publication has issued an official apology – Telegraph-Journal apologizes to Prime Minister.
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Update: CTV is reporting the story now -Newspaper apologizes to PM for wafer reporting. So far no apology from CTV for running with the bogus story themselves.
Holy editing error – Susan Delacourt. Editing error? That’s like saying that the person who added poison to the chef’s dish before serving it just messed up the recipe.
And Russ Campbell asks a good question:
…Now that the newspaper, which was the source of the story, has formally apologized, one wonders whether others who repeated the lies and spread them across the nation, including Canada’s main television networks will have the decency and journalistic integrity to also apologize…
I won’t hold my breathe.
Saying Sorry to Stephen Harper Isn’t That Painful – Phantom Observer
Wafergate: The Resurrection – Paulsstuff
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Wednesday Update: CTV News: The Liberals concocted the wafer scandal and used Liberal-friendly paper to spread the lie - Steve Janke (H/T Bec)
N. B. newspaper in turmoil after PM wafer story – Post