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The Washington Post published a correction to a quote made by the creator of HBO show "The Wire." (Credit: Balloon Juice, Washington Post)

The Washington Post issued a correction for misquoting David Simon, the creator of HBO’s “The Wire,” Gawker reported.

Simon was quoted in the Nov 27 edition of the Washington Post as saying “There is nothing that makes me more optimistic about the future of the country.”

However, Simon actually said “There is nothing that makes me optimistic about the future of the country.”

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WaPo Misquotes: David Simon, ‘The Wire’ Creator Not Optimistic About USA

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