NYT hit piece on Scott Walker got big fact moronically wrong

NYT hit piece on Scott Walker got big fact moronically wrong

[Ed. – Here’s your sign, cupcake.]

In a recent column about the Wisconsin governor, a conservative Republican, New York Times columnist Gail Collins wrote that Walker had cut state aid to education, causing teacher layoffs in 2010. But Walker didn’t take office until 2011.

Whoops.

Conservative news sites had a field day with the error over the weekend, with The Weekly Standard’s John McCormack calling out the (since deleted and corrected, but archived) mistaken section in question. …

Collins did not reply to an email seeking comment.

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