Come on, he’s a “real journalist,” guys!

That’s right. Huffington Post justice reporter Ryan Reilly confused rubber bullets with ear plugs. Yes, ear plugs. The mockery was swift and righteous (and side-splitting). But, to be fair, perhaps there is a snicker-worthy reason why the journo didn’t know the difference?


Yep. Get out of your Ivory Tower for just a spell, Mr. Reilly. We promise, it doesn’t hurt. And maybe you’ll learn a thing or two.

But first, he must appear on CNN:

What should be discussed?

Heh. A question:


A good suggestion as well:

And, yes, journos supporting Reilly, the criticism IS justified:


In an exit nutshell:


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