Chicago Tribune Mistakes Sling Loop for Grenade Launcher Mount

We have seen countless errors being put forth by numerous media outlets in the past few weeks.  Many of the mistakes are made in what often looks like a concerted effort to demonize guns.  Whatever the reason, we don’t expect the the mistakes to stop while the gun debate rages.  The Chicago Tribune recently made a rather large error in a Friday, Jan. 18 graphic as seen above.  They labled an AR sling loop as a “Mount for bayonet, grenade launcher.”

The Tribune released a correction stating “That’s the thing about errors – making an obvious one, as we did here, automatically raises questions about our credibility.”  The info-graphic has been corrected and currently displays online as follows:

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