'Maybe we can learn the secrets of the media's selective outrage from the worker who complained to the boss that the computer had gypped him out of $80 that week. "I'll look into it," promised the boss. The next day the boss came back and said, "You're right. Our computer did gyp you out of $80 this week. But when we went back six weeks we found that same computer gave you $80 too much. Isn't that right?" "Yes," agreed the worker. "You didn't complain about it at that time, did you?" asked the boss. "No," replied the worker. "Why not?" demanded the boss.
"Well," said the worker, "One mistake I can forgive, but not two."'