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(not satire – it’s the Guardian!)

There’s a nice puff piece in the Guardian today about one of their beloved Lib Dem MPs, Sarah Teather:

guardian misleading headlines again
The only problem is that Sarah didn’t quit. She was sacked as a junior education minister. And she’s still a sitting MP drawing an MP’s salary and claiming MP’s expenses.

Which makes that headline one of those – oh what is that technical word newspaper journalists like to use for this kind of thing?

Oh yes, that’s right, I remember now.

A lie.

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This is not the first time the Guardian has had problems with one of their headlines about the Lib Dems. Not long ago they got a bit mixed up between the words ‘support’ and ‘oppose’:

Guardian claims Lib Dem MPs opposed the bedroom tax when they supported it

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Related articles by Tom Pride:

Sarah Teather vows to continue as MP on £66,396 pa in protest at Lib Dem policies

Benefit Cuts Likely To Lead To Higher Unemployment of LibDem MPs says Sarah Teather

Nick Clegg Sells Principles To Debenhams

Met Office warns record-breaking hot air from Lib Dems to continue

Scientists Succeed in Growing Balls on Liberal Democrats in Laboratory

All Lib Dem MPs in England and Wales to be microchipped by 2015

Coalition split after Tory minister says UK ‘peppered’ with too many wind-powered Lib Dem MPs

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