Sounds like a pattern, right?
The liberal press, Jezebel, The Daily Beast and Huffington Post, accused Scott Walker, the presumed GOP front-runner for the 2016 nomination, of pushing to eliminate rules on reporting college rapes then they had to retract their stories. But, they didn’t mention the university system already had standards in place and this wasn’t a bad thing.
- Here’s the story that blew up the false liberal narrative:
- Here’s what the Jezebel reporter tweeted after being criticized for creating a false narrative and calling critics “Walkerites” and not “truth seekers” or “fact checkers”:
- And the retraction feels like a non-apology:
For a comprehensive take on the smear-campaign-gone-wrong, check out Ashe Schow’s piece.
This blog appeared originally at our sister organization’s On Target blog. The first paragraph been edited since it has been posted on our website.