New York Times columnist Bret Stephens, who got furious at a college professor for calling him a bedbug earlier this week, has a new column out on the anti-Semitic rhetoric of the Nazis and bedbugs but it looks like he’s totally effed it up:

As you can see if you click on the bottom right photo, Stephens didn’t bother reading the footnote for his quote on the burning of Warsaw’s Jewish ghetto, “The bedbugs are on fire. The Germans are doing a great job.” You see, at the time, there really was a bedbug epidemic in Warsaw and the author of the book from where Stephens got that quote said it should be taken literally:

Even worse? The link shows that Stephens searched “Jews as bedbugs” on Google books. That was his research:

Take a bow, New York Times:

Where are his editors?

It’s how the sausage is made: