In an April 28 NewsBusters post, Brent Baker falsely implied that it was wrong to report that Rush Limbaugh was "arrested" as part of his plea bargain on doctor-shopping charges because it "was really more of a booking session that did not put Limbaugh into handcuffs or any jail." In fact, Baker's version of events is what Limbaugh's attorney, Roy Black, wants you to believe. As CNN reported:
Although Black urged reporters not to call it an arrest -- because Limbaugh turned himself in and was never handcuffed -- a sheriff's spokesman said technically he was under arrest during his booking.
NewsBusters thus joins NewsMax and WorldNetDaily in spinning events to Limbaugh's benefit.