The New York Times faced a backlash Thursday after it’s only source for a negative story on former Texas governor Rick Perry accused them of taking his remarks out of context.
The Times reported Wednesday evening that when Perry accepted Donald Trump‘s nomination for the Secretary of Energy position, he “initially misunderstood” what the job even was.
“Mr. Perry gladly accepted, believing he was taking on a role as a global ambassador for the American oil and gas industry that he had long championed in his home state,” they wrote.
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