Ok, so here’s what happened: This weekend, one of the Death and Taxes staff took a queue from a commenter and posted an image of Paula Broadwell’s book “All In” photoshopped to read “All Up In My Snatch.”
We thought it was pretty funny but also pretty crude and in poor taste, and we unpublished it after about 5 minutes. But not before the web page got cached and the image made searchable through Google images.
Yesterday an ABC affiliate out of Denver ran a piece on Broadwell on TV and amazingly, out of all the images available on Google images, accidentally selected our cached version of “All Up In My Snatch” to run on their nightly news segment.
America Blog did the research today and realized it was us, and yes, it was. But that’s the thing about internet news—you can un-publish it. You can’t un-broadcast the nightly news. Below is a screen shot of what it would have looked like: