It should come as no surprise that Fox News has the first headline announcing “Obamaâ€™s $4 Billion Taxpayer Bailout of the Postal Service”. The page has a short excerpt from, and a link to, this morning’s article from the Daily Caller. If you’ve read that article, you may recall that the author claimed that the proposed aid for the USPS, which does not involve any taxpayer money “has its critics, with some referring to it as a $4 billion taxpayer bailout of the Postal Service”. But the only expert the author actually bothered to interview said â€œI do not regard whatâ€™s specifically in the budget as a bailout,… I do not think that allowing the Postal Service to reschedule its payment for the retiree health benefits fund is a bailout.â€
Fox News is apparently not about to let the facts get in the way of a good headline.