HuffPo’s Anti-Vaccine Creds Intact Following Stallworth Hire

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Donte Stallworth—a former NFL player who killed a man while driving his car in a drunken stupor, a crime for which he served a whole month in jail—has been hired by the Huffington Post to cover foreign policy. However, it’s not the killing of a person that has earned Stallworth and the HuffPo mounds of derision. It’s Stallworth’s history of advocating 9/11 Truth conspiracy theories and other completely insane claptrap. Bobby has a good run down of his long track record of idiocy here.

On Twitter, Stallworth has made a … well, a rather limited recantation of his previous beliefs. Pay attention to the word choice in the first of three tweets “explaining” how his thinking has “evolved” on the “idiotic conspiracy theory that he vocally and repeatedly argued for”:

NYT Meekly Apologizes to HuffPo

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New York Times staff editor Juliet Lapidos apologized Wednesday to the Huffington Post’s Sam Stein and Michael Calderone for a joke at HuffPo’s expense during her employer’s hours-long Internet blackout.