By Sunday, it was clear that this was a completely unfounded and untrue Internet hoax, but the gossip had begun. Today's retweet, from Baton Rouge Morning Advocate (newspaper) reporter Les East (@EastAdvocate) philosophically sums up how a little irresponsible tweeting can cause a stir.
"A lie gets halfway around the Twitterverse before the truth even opens an account -- Aristotle. #LSU"
|LSU has seen its share of "Big Aristotles" over the years.|