As Twitchy told you, BuzzFeed’s taking a major beating over its ridiculous exposé on “Fixer Upper” hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines’ pastor believing that homosexuality is a sin. Because apparently we’re all supposed to be shocked that a Christian would hold traditional Christian views.

Well, anyway, BuzzFeed’s editor in chief Ben Smith finally started responding to the some of criticism on Twitter:

Who does Ben turn to when he’s sinking deeper and deeper into a hole of his own making?

Here’s a question for you, Ben: How stupid do you think we are?

No way was Kate Aurthur’s post anything other than a hit piece bathed in bigotry — and Ben knows it.

By all means, Ben. Keep this crap up. Keep it up and see where it gets you.

And a parting question for Mr. Smith:

Let’s go, Ben. We’re waiting …

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Update:

‘Reverse-identity politics’: @ExJon gives BuzzFeed a taste of its own bigoted medicine

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