So it looks like Jonathan Alter finally checked his replies and figured out that Harvard constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe told him yesterday his theory that Steve Bannon would need Senate confirmation to sit in on NSC meetings was all wrong (as we told you):

Alter had spent the day doubling-down on how he was right any everyone else was full of it:

But the damage was already done. As of the writing of this post, Alter’s correction has 24 RTs compared to his original tweet that has 15,000+ RTs and counting:

Fake news which thousands of people consider real news now, thanks to Alter’s error.

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