The Perils of Blogging
Just a few tweets:
Martin Bashir said a very awful thing because he is a degenerate. The internet reacted:
"If anyone qualified for a does of discipline from Thomas Thistlewood, she would be the candidate." – Bashir on Palin. Look him up.
— Noah Rothman (@NoahCRothman) November 15, 2013
MSNBC's Martin Bashir Says Someone Should Sh*t in Sarah Palin's Mouth http://t.co/nh2uv7WZwk (VIDEO)
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) November 16, 2013
The next day, I thought to see if he had ever made the same comparison. He had. I tweeted it.
Here's @Martinbashir equating traditional marriage to slavery: comparison only execrable when @SarahPalinUSA does it? http://t.co/ElIFJqLrzQ
— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) November 16, 2013
Four hours later, someone at the Examiner discovered the exact same thing!
@MartinBashir suggests @SarahPalinUSA ingest feces for a comparison he made in 2011 http://t.co/ce7Z0rCjCA #tcot @jason_howerton @CapehartJ
— Renee Nal (@ReneeNal) November 16, 2013
An hour later, Twitchy credits the Examiner:
Martin Bashir made slavery comparison in 2011 http://t.co/EcCOiPXdan
— TwitchyTeam (@TwitchyTeam) November 16, 2013
I waited, stupidly, until the next morning to post it on IJreview.
MSNBC's Martin Bashir Says Someone Shd Defecate in Palin's Eyes And Mouth http://t.co/9QzR03842M Despicable. #FireBashirNow @BashirLive
— IJReview (@ijreview) November 17, 2013
The next day, Breitbart.com cites the Examiner:
Flashback: Martin Bashir's Flippant Slavery Analogy http://t.co/jUHb7nsd2z
— BigJournalism (@BigJournalism) November 17, 2013
Who’s credited? The examiner, not the Mexaminer.
The moral of the story? Don’t tweet out your story scoops until you’ve posted them, gringos.