BuzzFeed’s Ben Smith is a little unhappy with this Huffington Post piece published today that questions his reporting on a story Smith wrote earlier this week alleging that Uber executive Emil Michaels threatened to “dig up dirt” on reporters. Twitchy covered the incident here.

Smith tweeted his dismay:

But then the Twitter equivalent of watching someone walk across a lawn and step on a rake happened. Meaning, you see the person walking into danger and you know what’s going to happen once they step on the rake, but there’s nothing you can do to stop it from happening:

Yeah, this is going to leave a mark:

Well, yes, reporters need to tweet … because it help us. 🙂

More funnies:

Will the hits ever stop coming? Not likely:

Yes a dumb question, but entertaining!