As we reported earlier, CNN host Brian Stelter was intrigued by a particular quote in a New York Times story:

Revealing indeed. Perhaps too revealing:

According to the reporter who thought it was previously worthy of “quote of the day,” there’s nothing to see in that:

No big deal?

Sometimes inquiring minds don’t want to know.

For the record, here’s the reason the Times offered for the deletion:

Stelter continued on in defense of the NYT story change:

Yes, it’s peculiar that edits made “for space” reasons just happen to include the quote that makes Obama look completely out of touch:

No, but…



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