When it comes to the Bible and Christianity, liberal media outlets like the Washington Post would be wise to stay out of it altogether. When they try to involve themselves on this topic, they just usually end up making themselves look foolish.
The Daily Caller examines a recent case:
WaPo Caught Red Handed In Big Lie, Tries To Quietly Overhaul Entire Piece
The Washington Post quietly rewrote a story about a Congressman using the Bible to bash poor people Friday, after a writer at the Federalist published a systematic break down of the piece that exposed major holes and mistakes in the story.
Caitlin Dewey’s initial write-up in the paper (which recently adopted the slogan “Democracy Dies In Darkness”) did not include a single quote from the Texas representative she basically accused of using the Bible to justify taking food from starving people. The story also incorrectly referred to “2 Thessalonians 3-10,” and wildly mischaracterized Rep. Jody Arrington’s statements on the verse.
While Arrington did reference 2 Thessalonians 3:10 (The one who is unwilling to work shall not eat) in a discussion of food stamps, he did not, as The WaPo article suggested, use it to argue unemployed people should not be allowed to eat.
After Sean Davis pointed out these mistakes and others in a piece for the Federalist Friday, someone at The Washington Post went through and majorly reworked the story.
Does the Washington Post think no one noticed the changes they made?