Editors at Las Vegas newspaper can’t make up their minds

First, the Las Vegas Review-Journal posted a story quoting Rep. Joe Heck getting irate about being asked about his son’s tweeting practices. An hour later the exchange was excised from the online story and the story did not get published in the printed version.

Rep. Joe Heck (R-J photo)

Now the newspaper website, at about 11 a.m., has posted a separate story about the exchange — without any explanation whatsoever.

The headline is: “When interviewing Joe Heck save Twitter questions for last.”

Asked about his son’s tweet — “Obama didn’t make the call to kill Osama. … That was the intelligence committee #iwouldknow,” — the story says Heck cut the interview short, saying, “Are you kidding me, are you kidding me,” Heck said. “Do you really think that my son is tweeting on national security issues? The conversation is over. You have really crossed the line.”

3 comments on “Editors at Las Vegas newspaper can’t make up their minds

  1. By the way, this R-J item was posted under the blog “The Political Eye.” The last posting there was back on May 23. Not very watchful.

  2. […] next morning no version of the story appeared in print, but shortly before noon the paper posted a blog item, under “The Political Eye” heading, detailing the confrontation under the snarky […]

  3. […] no version of the story appeared in print whatsoever. But shortly before noon the paper posted a blog item, under “The Political Eye” heading, detailing the confrontation under the snarky headline: […]

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