The Wall Street Journal yesterday evening published a thorough and timely story on the trials of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Buffeted by struggling stock markets and other troubles, Xi is looking “more vulnerable than at any time since taking office in 2012,” write Journal reporters Jeremy Page and Lingling Mei.

Fine article, not-so-fine tweet promoting it:

Someone at the helm of the Journal’s Twitter account was off the grid in February 2012. That was the epoch of so-called “Linsanity,” a publicity bubble surrounding the exploits of Asian-American New York Knicks guard Jeremy Lin. An ESPN editor was fired for using “chink in the armor” in a headline about one of Lin’s games — “Chink in the Armor: Jeremy Lin’s 9 Turnovers Cost Knicks in Streak-stopping Loss to Hornets.”

Editors at the Wall Street Journal took action to remove the offense:

We’ve asked the Journal about the situation and will update with anything we get.