Joy Reid and her blog from the past, The Reid Report, seems to have caused her some present-day embarrassment. In the archives of her old blog are some homophobic remarks here and there. That does not play well in the current Democrat era of identity politics. According to her and her lawyers, some evil person went back into her archives of 10 years ago and entered these things to discredit her. The problem is, technology shows that the archives were not tampered with. Do you want to know what her team did? You will not be that surprised.
As Written and Reported By John Sexton for Hot Air:
Yesterday I wrote about Joy Reid’s deeply odd claim that her old, defunct blog, The Reid Report, had been hacked in an effort to make her look homophobic. That was odd for many reasons, not the least of which was that she had apologized for some comments found on the blogs Internet Archive cache last December. At the time she said there was no excuse. But yesterday, as even more examples of awkward comments about gays were uncovered, Reid offered a completely different response. It wasn’t her fault at all:
In December I learned that an unknown, external party accessed and manipulated material from my now-defunct blog, The Reid Report, to include offensive and hateful references that are fabricated and run counter to my personal beliefs and ideology.
I began working with a cyber-security expert who first identified the unauthorized activity, and we notified federal law enforcement officials of the breach. The manipulated material seems to be part of an effort to taint my character with false information by distorting a blog that ended a decade ……
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