As Twitchy reported earlier Tuesday, the New York Times decided to change the headline of a piece by Michelle Goldberg, making it much less reflective of the opinion piece running beneath it. The headline suddenly changed from, “Attacks on Jews Over Israel Are a Gift to the Right” to the noncommittal, “The Crisis of Anti-Semitic Violence.”

Sure there’s an explanation; they just didn’t want to give it. Here’s David Burge:

That compelled Jonathan Chait to weigh in with this hot take:


Yep. The first headline was honest and that’s why the Times ended up changing it. It was too honest.