As Twitchy reported earlier today, a Scott Walker “hit piece” that originally appeared at Jezebel was debunked and exposed as a false attempt to make the Wisconsin governor look like he’s actively attempted to keep colleges from reporting sexual assaults.

The Jezebel reporter who wrote the debunked article announced an update:

UPDATE: After Jezebel ran this item yesterday, a spokesman for the University of Wisconsin came forward—over two weeks after the budget was released—to clarify: the University requested that Gov. Walker delete the requirements because efforts were redundant with their compliance of the Cleary Act. Scott Walker’s camp assures that he’s committed to protecting victims.

That’s an item the “reporter” could have found with a simple Google search, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t somebody else’s fault:

To sum it up:




Ron Fournier questions ‘ethic’ of Wonkette editor deleting ‘screwed up’ tweets about Scott Walker