02 May '17..
“Hamas Tempers Extreme Stances In Bid For Power” is the headline at the top of the front page of the New York Times.
You have to read all the way to the tenth paragraph of the story, inside the paper, to find out, “Experts on all sides of the complex struggle here say the new document is unlikely to represent any profound change in Hamas’s true position toward Israel. The group recently chose a hard-liner, Yehya Sinwar, as its new leader in Gaza, and it has still in no way recognized Israel or renounced violence.”
Well, if it is “unlikely to represent any profound change,” why in the world does it merit a top-of-the-front page headline in the Times?
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