A Broadsheet correction

In which we accuse the wrong person of having a foul mouth.

Topics: Broadsheet, Helen Thomas, Love and Sex,

Usually I would make a correction like this in the original item or note it in letters, but because nearly two days have passed since my error, I decided to write it up separately.

In this space on Tuesday, in an item about White House press corps reporter Helen Thomas’ showdown with Bush press secretary Scott McClellan, I credited Jessica at Feministing with eloquently observing, “Helen Thomas Rocks My Fucking World.” In fact, Jessica did not write the headline. Helen Thomas rocks Ann at Feministing’s fucking world.

Rebecca Traister

Rebecca Traister writes for Salon. She is the author of "Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women" (Free Press). Follow @rtraister on Twitter.

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