Regarding the article about Pvt. Bradley Manning seeking a presidential pardon, the reporter refers to Manning as “Chelsea Manning” and continually uses the feminine pronoun “she.”
Just because Manning wants to be a woman doesn’t make it so. He enlisted in the Army as a man. He was convicted as a man, so when addressed by his military rank it should be as Bradley Manning.
It is the job of the news to report the facts, and the fact is that unless Manning has legally changed his name, he is still Bradley Manning. And until he has undergone a …