Beltway journalists rush to defend New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman and fail in the aftermath of the backlash her fluff piece of Hope Hicks sparked.

New York Times’ Jonathan Martin tried to defend Haberman by amplifying an article written by Jonathan Chait. CNN’s Brian Stelter also weighed in, giving his two cents.

“Haberman is the most indispensable journalist of the Trump era. She’s relentless, tough and thoroughly fair. And she’s a big part of why you know so much of what you do about this White House,” Martin tweeted with a link to Chait’s article.

Well, Twitter responded as you would expect: