Adventures In Ambiguity
Sometimes, you read the news and it's all as obvious as a soap commercial.
Other times, it's like peeling an onion--
Grandmother leaves child in locked car while shopping, the headline read. OMG! Lock 'er up! Next paragraphs reveal the car was locked, running, and the air conditioning was on; the child was napping. Oh! So, no harm, no foul, then? Doesn't look that way: she's been arrested, the child handed over to Child Protective Services and the car was hauled off to impound. There's probably more to this story, but I can't find it.
So, a fluke, right?
I dunno. Next up, a teenager gets shot by an adult in some kind of neighborhood dispute, dies in hospital. Police briefly have the shooter in custody, believe him to have acted in self-defense, and let him go...and then it... [via Twowheeledmadwoman]