As Twitchy told you Friday night, the office of special counsel Robert Mueller’s office released a statement disputing details in Buzzfeed’s “bombshell” report that had Democrats salivating all day:

Among reporters and analysts responding and spinning was CNN’s legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin, who expressed concern that this kind of thing could put a stain on America’s trust of the media:

Toobin said he’s worried the Buzzfeed backfire “reinforces every bad stereotype about the news media,” but if it happens regularly, is it really a stereotype?

And it will happen again — very soon. The media’s track record guarantees it.

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