Although it’s important to set the record straight, I must disagree with Mr. Surber a bit.
This story didn’t originate with bloggers. Bloggers are under the same handicap as the MSM when it comes to reporting. Unless you’re on scene you’re faced with reporting events second or more levels removed. Luckily for me I posted a second source from the same paper that DID NOT mention the mistaken quote. See: Geez Louise