Let’s hope many, many more journalism stories end as happily as the Kirby Delauter saga.
- Local official Kirby Delauter posts Facebook rant, threatening legal action against a reporter for “unauthorized” use of his name.
- Newspaper editorial mocks the threats, in an editorial titled “Kirby Delauter, Kirby Delauter, Kirby Delauter.”
- The internet loves the story.
- Kirby Delauter issues an apology.