On Monday, The Washington Post added this correction to a story by Aaron Blake entitled “21 percent of Republicans want to take military action against Iran. What?”
Here’s the correction:
Correction: This post initially attributed the song “Barbara Ann” to The Beatles. It is, in fact, a Beach Boys song. The author of this post would blame his relative youth, but as a fan of the oldies, this would be dishonest. He would instead like to extend his sincerest apology for this egregious error and promise that it will not be repeated.
It’s followed by this clarification:
Clarification: As Ed Morrissey notes, the song was originally written and sung by The Regents and later covered by the Beach Boys. So the author of this post is clearly having one of those days.