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New York Times Bullied Into Deleting Tweet By Outraged Liberals

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The former paper of record was forced to delete a Tweet Thursday after users of the microblogging platform deemed it “insensitive.”

“We’re sorry for this tweet. In retrospect, a Twitter poll is insensitive in light of the gravity of this hearing. We’ve deleted it,” the New York Times said, attaching a screenshot of the Tweet in question.

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The Times’ followers, it seems, were unhappy with a poll asking whether readers found Christine Blasey Fored’s testimony against Brett Kavanaugh in Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing credible. Holding the “wrong” opinion on matters like this would constitute wrong-think, a serious crime on the political left.

Among the outraged was Verge editor Ruben Salvadori.

“Not ok @nytopinion,” he Tweeted.

He was joined by ex-Forbes staff writer Clare O’Connor.

“This is sick!” she said.

https://twitter.com/Clare_OC/status/1045339596140302336?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1045339596140302336&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fntknetwork.com%2Fnyts-apologizes-for-poll-asking-if-fords-testimony-is-credible%2F

Jodi Jacobon piled on.

“where is the WTAF button for this question?” asked the Editor in Chief of Rewire. 

WTAF stands for “what the actual [expletive].

The Times eventually caved to the bombardment of the social justice mob, which ironically they have helped to create by turner their once-revered newspaper into a leftist rag.

Another lesson learned: no matter how politically correct one remains, the social justice crows will always want more.

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