The last hour of CNN: Suspect ID'd. Arrest imminent. Arrest made. Confirmed arrest made. Wait, maybe no arrest. Confirmed arrest not made.—
Ben Dimiero (@bendimiero) April 17, 2013
Earlier this afternoon, CNN’s John King reported that a suspect in Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing had been arrested:
Yeah … not so much.
CNN has done some backpedaling, but unfortunately, it seems that it’s too little, too late.
CNN’s rush to report an arrest that didn’t happen has left them with egg on their face. Naturally, Twitterers are taking full advantage and serving up heaping helpings of mockery: