BREAKING: Sarah Palin Suing the New York Times for Defamation

CNN’s Jake Tapper sent out a tweet containing a copy of the lawsuit. Palin was named in a New York Times editorial on June 14th, connecting her to the shooting of Gabby Giffords by Jared Loughner.

Joe Cunningham wrote about it and this tweet from Jeff Blehar has the original text:

The New York Times, after a flurry of criticism, issued a correction to the editorial but by that time, the damage had been done and even in its corrected form, it still used the Giffords shooting as means of equating her shooting with that of Steve Scalise. The problem is that Giffords shooting had nothing to do with politics at all. Jared Loughner is a paranoid schizophrenic who became obsessed with Giffords after she refused to answer a bizarre question he asked at a previous town hall meeting.

Now Palin is suing and I don’t blame her:

When there are more details, we will provide an update.

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