As Twitchy told you earlier this week, a reported “hate crime” supposedly involving a racist note being found on a student’s car at St. Olaf College in Minnesota made the media rounds quickly. However, the college now says the claim was a hoax:
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) May 10, 2017
The Washington Post reported the story, and the original headline now appears over this tiny little “update”:
Hell of an update pic.twitter.com/qwuUeeXi0q
— Alex Griswold (@HashtagGriswold) May 11, 2017
Will the MSM ever start holding off on jumping all over those kinds of questionable stories until they know all the facts? Highly unlikely:
— Kaos Koala ? (@VirtualSignals) May 12, 2017
Retraction or edit for truthiness – tiny and out of the way.
— Mental H2SO4 (@ElLosMateo) May 11, 2017
@HashtagGriswold Another leftwing communist Democrat Party game!
— Mark A. Plenn (@MarkPlenn2) May 12, 2017
— Chelsea's Resumé (@EF517_V2) May 11, 2017
And yet another example won’t stop the media from reporting the next one as fact without wondering if it’s true or not.