MSNBC.com Distorts: ‘"American Idol" Wins Congressional Race

May 13th, 2014 3:45 PM
A Tuesday, May 13 headline written by writers Clare Kim and Rachel Kleinman on the homepage of MSNBC.com misleadingly declared “'American Idol' Wins Congressional Race” despite the fact that he merely won the primary to face incumbent Congressman Renee Ellmers (R-NC).  Aiken won the Democratic primary in the heavily Republican district by a mere 390 votes. The…