As we told you earlier, the Associated Press’s tweet outlining the 50th anniversary of Chappaquiddick and the death of Mary Jo Kopechne made Ted Kennedy and his passenger sound like victims of his car:

The AP’s tweet got some important re-writes from people who remember the story better than some in the media seem to, and it also caught the eye of Brit Hume, who explained the approach that was taken:

The AP had that coming.

You can be almost positive that the spin would have been different in that hypothetical circumstance.