Bay Bridge Cables Snap – some inappropriate comments made

I did a quick search in Google news and found this headline, which caught my attention quickly as it could have a pejorative slant with respect to Chinese-made stuff (which I would suggest is totally wrong-headed considering the volume and diversity of stuff made in China, or in any country really):

Cables snap and close SF Bay Bridge. Are cables made in China?

San Francisco Chronicle?2 hours ago?
The lesser cousin of the iconic Golden Gate Bridge (no less important and critical), the San Francisco Bay Bridge’s steel components have snapped…
When you visit the link however, there is nothing – the blog entry/article was pulled and just the author’s page is there – Yobie Benjamin, with a blank entry and a message “Comments have been removed from this entry.” Oops – guess some people got upset about it.