In fact, on its front page Wednesday, the tabloid included "(REALLY)" to assure readers it had it right this time as it announced Kerry had chosen Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., as his vice presidential running mate.
"Rest assured that generous helpings of crow were eaten here yesterday -- and the leftovers will surely last a few more days," the Post said in its apology.
The Post joins in journalistic infamy the Chicago Tribune, which mistakenly heralded "DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN" in 1948 and the Chicago Sun-Times, which proudly announced a Reagan-Ford ticket during the Republican convention in July 1980.
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