Someone at The New York Times’ affiliate, First Draft, made conservatives’ day Thursday after mistakenly tweeting about President Obama’s expected “resignation.”
The tweet was intended to report on President Obama’s announcement of Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation. But for a split second, the gaffe warmed the hearts of conservatives everywhere, The Blaze reported.
But alas, it was too good to be true. The New York Times quickly deleted the tweet, replacing it with this correction:
Twitter users lit up over the error:
— The Right Pfeil (@Cowboy__Country) September 25, 2014
— Barney Franken (@BarneyFranken) September 25, 2014
Damn, NYT got my hopes up… http://t.co/7NG4Sya0Fu
— 2AFan (@2AFan) September 26, 2014
@irritatedwoman – One could only wish… But then, there is Joe.
— David Corum (@dwcorum) September 26, 2014
NY Times tweets about Obama’s resignation. We could only hope.
— MR.P (@MRP7262) September 26, 2014
@seanrobinsonTNT @nytpolitics I guess that’s why they call it First Draft
— Kate Martin (@KateReports) September 25, 2014
@nytpolitics Dang. Got my hopes all up. And stuff.
— Jackie Brooks (@jbrookscnm) September 25, 2014
@nytpolitics The first version was better.
— Run! It’s Dr. Kanko! (@kankokage) September 25, 2014
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