Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Corrections from the last week.

Slate's mistakes.
Sept. 19 2008 7:05 AM


In the Sept. 18 "Election Scorecard," Abby Callard stated that New Mexico was classified as "lean McCain." The state is in the "lean Obama" category.


In the Sept. 16 "Music Box," Jody Rosen originally misspelled the name of Nicolas Sarkozy as Nicholas Sarkozy. The article also makes a playful, sarcasticreference to Sarkozy being "13 years older and 13 inches shorter than his new wife." According to their published heights, Sarkozy is 10.16 centimeters shorter than Carla Bruni.

In the Sept. 5 "Spectator," Ron Rosenbaum called James Fenton the British poet laureate. He is not. Rosenbaum also wrote that the central object in the film 2001 is an obelisk. It is a monolith.

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