Senior Editor for the Federalist Mollie Hemingway Says Arrest of Clock-Building 9th Grader “Looks Orchestrated”
Mollie Hemingway is Senior Editor for conservative journal The Federalist, and this was her reaction to the arrest of 9th grader Ahmed Mohamed for bringing a self-built digital clock to school.
The deleted tweet pic.twitter.com/f9ptRIdEHx
She deleted it. So here’s a screenshot. pic.twitter.com/X3WjlhlIuq
When people started saying “WTF?!” Hemingway deleted her tweets and explained that she was just, you know, asking questions like any good reporter would do.
Not at all, just remembering the old reporters’ maxim to check everything out. https://t.co/lQywwVxseh
It’s comforting in a way that conservatives can always be counted on to go immediately for the conspiracy theory angle, whenever a story pops up that makes them look like idiots.