A Jezebel story which was called out for being enormously misleading as to the reason Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker sought to remove from the state budget language to delete certain sections related rape reporting requirements was quickly spread by other outlets.

The founding editor of the blog Wonkette initially promoted the story but soon after acknowledged that it was in error, and said she’d be deleting tweets pushing the false angle:

National Journal’s Ron Fournier asked her about it:

The answer:

Speaking of “ethic”: