CNN Metaphor Fail: “It’s as Though a Bomb Had Dropped Somewhere”

Slate's Culture Blog
April 19 2013 6:36 PM

CNN Metaphor Fail: “It’s as Though a Bomb Had Dropped Somewhere”

At 5:38 p.m. ET, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer threw it to his colleague Susan Candiotti to ask her to describe the scene in Watertown, Mass. Her explanation was a bit on the nose.

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