Readers angrily called out CBS News for rendering its own verdict Thursday in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial by saying the defendant “testified” that he “murdered two men” amid protests and rioting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year.

While Rittenhouse has been charged with two counts of intentional homicide, he has pleaded not guilty and is arguing he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber in August 2020.

Both Fox News and Mediaite reported that CBS News deleted its initial tweet.

But the internet is forever — and below is an image of the tweet in question, which reads, “Kyle Rittenhouse testified in his murder trial yesterday, breaking down in tears as he told the jury he murdered two men at a Black Lives Matter protest last year in self-defense.”

Becket Adams of the Washington Examiner offered a terse response to it:

bang up job,

— tsar becket adams (@tsar becket adams)

Adams followed up reaction with a post just six minutes later saying CBS News “deleted” its problematic tweet “and re-wrote it.” The apparent new tweet reads “killed two men” instead of “murdered two men.”

But criticism over the network’s blunder didn’t end there.

Brutal backlash

Others heartily agreed:

Anything else?

The Rittenhouse trial has been atop the news cycle this week.

Wendy Rittenhouse, the defendant’s mother, said in a Thursday interview with Fox News’ Sean Hannity that President Joe Biden “defamed” her son by suggesting he’s a white supremacist. Joy Behar, far-left co-host of “The View,” on Thursday mocked Rittenhouse’s courtroom testimony — during which he sobbed uncontrollably at one point — as “one of thew worst acting jobs I’ve ever seen.” NBA superstar LeBron James also made fun of Rittenhouse’s testimony in a tweet to his 50 million followers — but paid for it with scathing pushback from commenters.