Look at the mug shot that goes with this collection of links on Google News. (Click on the image for a better view.) Google seems to be taking a cue from Bill O'Reilly, the Fox News host who likes to refer to Al Franken as Stuart Smalley. The image is Franken in character as Smalley, not as himself. In addition, the top link is an op-ed piece, not a news story.
Has Google News fallen into the spin zone?
More on mugs here and here.