That was how CNBC’s John Harwood and CNN’s Teddy Schleifer quoted Ted Cruz when he was addressing whether females should be required to register for selective service.

Many took the quote and ran with it as tweeted.

It isn’t. Becket Adams provided the entire context of Cruz’s remarks.

Given his history, is anyone surprised that John Harwood would do that?

After immense criticism, Harwood and Schleifer tweeted the complete version of Cruz’s comments.

The Left-wing media always correct their errors … after they’ve damaged a Republican. But, of course, Harwood couldn’t even admit he had made an error.

Cruz could have been clearer with his quote; Harwood could have also added the key words that changed its meaning. It’s certainly not the first time he has been in this position:


Twitchy’s coverage of John Harwood