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USA Today Edits America’s Sweetheart, Matt Damon



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Damon is in the news for this quote about President Obama:

“I’ve talked to a lot of people who worked for Obama at the grassroots level,” he said. “One of them said to me, ‘Never again. I will never be fooled again by a politician.’

“You know, a one-term president with some balls who actually got stuff done would have been, in the long run of the country, much better,” he added.

Balls. If a Republican said this, the media would go nuclear. But not for Matty. Here’s how USA Today cleaned up the comment:

“I’ve talked to a lot of people who worked for Obama at the grass-roots level. One of them said to me, ‘Never again. I will never be fooled again by a politician,’ ” says Damon, who has been critical of the president in the past. “You know, a one-term president with some (nerve) who actually got stuff done would have been, in the long run of the country, much better

USA Today need to grow a pair and quote him accurately.



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