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RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake

First CNN, now Teletext. Is anybody safe?

POOR BARACK OBAMA just can’t catch a break.

On Friday, CNN broadcast to all of America that the Navy SEAL “who claims he killed Obama” was under attack. Ouch.

But they weren’t the only ones to make the slip – reader Benson Hallahan sent us this shot of the RTÉ Teletext page from Thursday, in which someone managed to get confused between the S and B buttons on the keyboard.

107: Navy seal who killed Obama named

20141106_113036 Source: Benson Hallahan

“If a mistake is made on Teletext and no one is around to see it, is it really a mistake?” – Ancient Irish Proverb

Previously: CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up>

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