Washington Babylon — April 25, 2008, 1:36 pm

Headline of the Week

From Thursday’s Politico, print version: “Pelosi Wants Stimulus Before Trade.”

Still not as good as TPM Muckraker’s headline back in 2006 after then-House Speaker Denny Hastert voiced support for an investigation into the Mark Foley scandal: “Hastert: I Want a Good, Thorough Probe.”

Muckraker knew what they were doing. But I wonder…was Politico’s headline meant to be ironic?

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