No, for real. The New York Times wrote an article in which they referred to singer Bruce Springsteen and “Bruce Springstein.”

Worse, they did it a number of times. A screenshot from the updated The New York Times article:

Perhaps the New York Times writer was just so horrified by Springsteen’s creepy ode to Obama that he invented a new singer?

Hilarity, of course, swiftly ensued.

Heh. More, please.

Update: And, the hilarity continues. Now with more hashtag. Enter: #BruceSpringsteinSongs