Monday, January 19, 2015

Newspaper Editor Makes Death Threats Against John Boehner

A associate editor who wrote an article making fun of death threats against House Speaker John Boehner has been fired. Reached by phone today, Victor Paul Alvarez told the Herald, "Why not comment on the truth? Yes, I have been fired. That’s my comment."

(Boston Herald) Alvarez, who posted a photo of the underside of a bus on Twitter earlier today, declined further comment. He did later tweet: "Also, in case it wasn't abundantly clear, I'm looking for a job. I doubt there will be any offers. But I am available."

His article, which was posted prominently on the website’s homepage "Top News" section for about 12 hours, was headlined: "Would Anyone Have Noticed if Bartender Succeeded in Poisoning John Boehner?"

"The question is: Would anyone have noticed? Stories about Boehner’s drinking have circulated for years. His drinking inspired a blog called DrunkBoehner, and in 2010 he brought booze back to Washington," the article read. "Had he been poisoned as planned, perhaps his pickled liver could have filtered out the toxins."

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  1. You are a bigot! Why would anyone hire you for a job that requires that you be impartial! Your bias is as bright as the sun! Enjoy unemployment!
    P.S. Walmart is hiring.

  2. The columnist never made a death threat. Your headline is libelous and he should sue you.


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