Iowa's largest newspaper is in the middle of a firestorm after publishing a report that dug up old, offensive tweets from a local man who raised over $1 million for charity. After the piece was published Tuesday evening, critics slammed the Register for digging up the tweets.
The Editor's response reads in part:
"Should that material be included in the profile at all? The jokes were highly inappropriate and were public posts. Shouldn't that be acknowledged to all the people who had donated money to King's cause or were planning to do so?" Hunter wrote.
Read the entire response HERE