New York Times Revives Debunked Bush Scanner Piece For H.W.’s Obit
Bush was amazed that the scanner could read a torn-up UPC code. Which the NYT reported as Bush was amazed by a supermrket scanner, periodAfter showing the president several of the scanner’s features, Graham exhibited the company’s newest concept. He had Bush scan a card with a torn up universal product code. The scanner could still accurately read the item and ring it up.
“Isn’t that something,” said Bush, who later told grocers he was “amazed by some of the technology.”
Rosenthal went on to write The New York Times’ front page piece, “Bush Encounters The Supermarket, Amazed.”