Perhaps this speaks to the media’s overall illiteracy when it comes to firearms, but Ryan J. Reilly, a Huffington Post reporter, put out the following tweet on Friday while covering the demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri:
— Ryan J. Reilly (@ryanjreilly) August 17, 2014
FAIL! Nope, those aren’t rubber bullets. Guess again. Reilly later apologized for the error and retracted the tweet.