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Reuters Accidentally Publishes George Soros’ Obit, Who Died at XX

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Slade Sohmer

By Slade Sohmer on April 18, 2013

Bob Hope and Elizabeth Taylor outlived their obituary writers. George Soros has that beat — he outlived his actual obit.

George Soros
AP Photo Manuel Balce Ceneta

This is George Soros. He is alive and well.

But not according to Reuters. As if traditional media outlets weren’t already having a week bad enough for a year’s worth of embarrassment, Reuters accidentally published the canned [harsh!] obituary it has on file for the billionaire financier. HV contributor Vivek Ramgopal points out the sloppy journalism: “The headline says he died at XX but the article says it was XXX.”

Isn’t this yet another win for Soros? He gets to live *and* see what people will say about you when you die. Read what Reuters says here:

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