NYT and WaPo reporters confess incompetence on Twitter

Twitter has turned out to be a very dangerous addiction for a number of journalists. But within a few hours of each other, two famous journalists at the nation’s two most prestigious metropolitan dailies tweeted out what turned out to be confessions of incompetence. Maggie Haberman of the New York Times outed herself as an ignoramus with this tweet: Other than San Bernardino shootings, has there been a terrorist attack involving a non-US-born attacker since 9/11? — Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) January 28, 2017 Many tweeters were eager to help her, and Twitchy collected some of the best responses: Boston bombers, Times Square bomber, underwear bomber, Ohio State attacker, Chattanooga shooter, & numerous plotters... https://t.co/pZac6XLNoO — Guy Benson (@guypbenson) January 28, 2017 @maggieNYT @nytimes and Rahami was born in Afghanistan, but, again, came to US young, was naturalized https://t.co/45DgZVLsFI — Donie...(Read Full Post)