Porky the Pig? The New York Times Issues a Correction

Breaktime-header Porky Pig
Sometimes the world seems so absurd that it makes you sit back and just laugh.  That was my reaction when I was informed that the venerable New York Times had just issued the following correction at the end of a serious article by Sabrina Tavernise entitled “Why Russians Hate American. Again.”  :

         "Correction: September 13, 2015 

An earlier version of this article misstated the name of a cartoon character. He is Porky Pig, not Porky the Pig." 

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