CNN Compares Edward Snowden With A Red Panda

Edward Snowden and red panda

CNN:

What do NSA leaker Edward Snowden and a red panda at the National Zoo in Washington have in common?

We’ll roll with it. Wha’chu got?

Absolutely nothing.

Damnit! Tricked me again, CNN!

Except that both mysteriously vanished. And both were the subjects of high-profile searches — at least for a little while, in the case of the panda.

And there’s your lede, journalism students. The red panda’s name is Rusty. Read the rest here if you want a lesson in how not to quote Twitter.

(H/T Wendy Hale) 

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