Well, back to the Enquirer historical comparison.The most interesting part of the whole scandal and why it was so sad where two facts:
- The Enquirer denounced and apologized the original story published.
- The story was damning against Chiquita. The story was a solid story, but due to the need to settle the case, the Enquirer had to run away from the series of articles, getting Chiquita off the hook, actually spinning the company as the victim of the situation.
It goes to show how much the public doesn't bother to pay attention to the facts, just the spin. Marketing works to well. It is a sad reality of humanity. We are suckers for spin.