In every big organization, no matter how efficient, there are sure to be a few lamentable muddle-heads. But most organizations, particularly newspaper organizations, provide a system of checking which will prevent the stupidities of their dullards from appearing in print. Not so the New York Times. For although critics agree that the Times is the greatest newspaper in the world, its readers have twice within the last month been offended by bungling worthy of the yellowest provincial newssheet. The first occasion was when the Times reprinted as a quotation from a college...

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