ThinkProgress hack dutifully spins Harry Reid’s vile cancer remarks; Updated

http://twitter.com/#!/Tark31/status/385488579989737472

Earlier this afternoon, Harry Reid revealed his true, monstrous nature by writing off children with cancer as non-essential Americans. Now, decency would dictate that his atrocious remarks be condemned. After all, how could anyone defend something so indefensible, right?

Enter Think Progress’ editor in chief Judd Legum, galloping in on his white steed to shield his fair Harry:

http://twitter.com/#!/JuddLegum/status/385487233484341248

Pure, unadulterated hackery.

http://twitter.com/#!/JimmyPrinceton/status/385488091948924928

http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/385488579360604160

http://twitter.com/#!/daniopp/status/385488810769141760

http://twitter.com/#!/PipTweeet/status/385488854213353472

http://twitter.com/#!/Tark31/status/385488405074690050

Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.

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Update:

Here’s Matt Yglesias to bring up the rear:

http://twitter.com/#!/mattyglesias/status/385489250906824704

“Obviously a misinterpretation.”

http://twitter.com/#!/hboulware/status/385492676277067777

http://twitter.com/#!/Tark31/status/385494165246582785

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Update:

Talking Points Memo’s Igor Bobic, irritated at BuzzFeed’s headline quoting Reid verbatim:

http://twitter.com/#!/igorbobic/status/385493658440454144

Puh-leeze.

http://twitter.com/#!/BenHowe/status/385494486098247680

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Update:

Ezra Klein’s turn:

http://twitter.com/#!/ezraklein/status/385492373616082944

Just a gaffe, you guys!

http://twitter.com/#!/charlescwcooke/status/385495611002216448

And where would we be without Media Matters’ Oliver Willis?

http://twitter.com/#!/owillis/status/385498212850614272

We heard what he said, jackass.

http://twitter.com/#!/owillis/status/385499722917494784

Please. False narratives are the Left’s forté.

Here’s all we need to know:

http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/385496808589647872

Amen.

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Update:

More maggots are crawling out of the woodwork.

Here’s WaPo’s Greg Sargent:

http://twitter.com/#!/ThePlumLineGS/status/385509371196624897

Guys like Greg are the real buffoons.

http://twitter.com/#!/RyanLGustafson/status/385511012171931648

Here’s Politico’s Dylan Byers:

http://twitter.com/#!/DylanByers/status/385517816658423809

“Slow their roll.”

http://twitter.com/#!/seanagnew/status/385520302194561025

http://twitter.com/#!/Matthops82/status/385520869662916608

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/10/02/reidsplaining-think-progress-judd-legum-dutifully-spins-harry-reids-vile-cancer-remarks/

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