Comparing The Bailout Headlines

"Chaos" and "defiance" rule the day

Here’s a look at a few headlines from this morning that stood out to us. Some strayed from the more standard “Bailout fails” header in favor of a more subtly opinionated, or slightly more colorful, recap of the crisis.

Judge them for yourself:

The Tampa Tribune: “Revolt derails bailout”

The NewYork Times: “ Defiant House rejects huge bailout; Stocks plunge; next step is uncertain”

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: “Defiant House sinks bailout; Financial markets plummet”

The Salt Lake Tribune: “No love for bailout”

Wichita Eagle: “Markets convulse as House rejects bailout”

Richmond Times-Dispatch: “Chaos: Lawmakers search for next step after House rebellion kills bailout”

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Megan McGinley is an intern at CJR.