Puzzling typo

There’s a nice op-ed in the NY Times about the crazy conviction of seven Italian scientists for failure to warn about an unpredictable earthquake. But I spent quite a while puzzling over the following typo:

The third highlighted line should be in the middle of the fourth one, to give “…who allow flimsy buildings to be built…” I’m not sure how such an error can occur.

Here’s a PDF of the full article.


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