The Post-Gazette has had it out for Mayor Lukey lately, running a long story about how Lukey is absent more often than not from important city events and tragedies (which, rumors of Lukey being a no-show for work have been running rampant for a year now), and then following that up with an editorial saying pretty much the same thing except with more cowbell.
So it should be no surprise that following yesterday’s hearing on the East End flooding which tragically claimed four lives (I’m still shaken up by that. Turn around. Don’t drown. I will never make fun of that again.) — a hearing during which you know John Heller took a nice plethora of images of Mayor Lukey appearing interested and concerned, the Post-Gazette chose to run this particular shot on page B1 today, in a nice 5 x 7 size:
Could he LOOK any more disinterested?! [/Chandler Bing]
And that, children, is called bias in the newspaper.
Hilariously obvious “pick the picture that makes him look like he is totally bored and wants to dig in his ear and then pick his nose and then smell it before demanding a juice box!” bias.