As Twitchy told you earlier, the New York Times’ newest board member, Sarah Jeong, was discovered to have had racist tweets in which she expressed an extreme dislike of “white people.” The Times defended the hiring of Jeong as well as her previous but now-deleted tweets with a truly eyeroll-worthy statement.

And now, the spin ramps up. Up next, HuffPost editor-in-chief and New York Times alum Lydia Polgreen explains why the Jeong situation has helped expose… well, read it for yourself:

That’s ONE way to look at it, if you’re a liberal media hack that is:

It’s the ultimate “Republicans pounce” spin.

Simply amazing. But the HuffPost editor tried explaining a little further to @RedSteeze, to no avail:

Yes they did.