NY Times Tweets ‘Obama Resignation’

There was an important White House personnel announcement on Thursday but an unfortunate tweet by the New York Times politics account got a little ahead of itself.

It was Attorney General Eric Holder who was resigning. But here’s how the Times alerted its followers: “Live video: Obama resignation press conference here [link].”

The tweet set off a series of jokes.

The Times corrected the tweet in a follow up. “Correction,” it said, “Live video: Watch Obama announces Attorney General resignation press conference here.”

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