The Onion Remembers a Time When Newspapers Weren’t Struggling


We’re all about anniversaries this morning. In celebration of its (pretend) 225 year, The Onion, America’s Finest Newsource, re-released a 1783 edition today. Featuring headlines such as “General Washington Hints at a ‘Bid’ for ‘Presidency’ in 1789 — Mysterious Office Would Be Highest in All of Nation,” it’s a reminder that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

Available here or get a copy from one of the poor interns newsies handing out issues throughout Manhattan today.