Open Mouth, Insert Foot, …

Fox News reports that Brian Stelter may have breached the confidentiality agreement that is part of the settlement of the defamation lawsuit Nicholas Sandmann brought against CNN. Sandmann’ lawyer is quoted as saying, “This retweet by @brianstelter may have cost him his job at @CNN. It is called breach of confidentiality agreement. Brian Stelter is a liar. I know how to deal with liars.” The retweet in question speculated on the amount paid by CNN in the settlement.

Pro tip: “For everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven: … a time to keep silence, and a time to speak …”

Punching Back

Nicholas Sandmann, the high school student from Covington, Kentucky, at the center of an incident at the Lincoln Memorial has filed a defamation lawsuit against the Washington Post, claiming the newspaper “vilified” him because he is white.

The lawsuit seeks $250 million in damages, the amount Jeff Bezos paid for the Post in 2013.

Stay tuned.

Defamation Thrives in Derpness.

UPDATE—The complaint can be read here.