As news broke this morning of the tragic death of Conservative journalist Andrew Breitbart, liberals celebrated the news on Twitter. The most influential tweet came from Slate's Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias), who tweeted: "Conventions around dead people are ridiculous. The world outlook is slightly improved with @AndrewBrietbart dead." AlmightyBob @AlmightyBoob : @AndrewBreitbart haha youre dead and in hell being a gay with hitler Jeff Glasse @jeffglasse : Andrew Breitbart now enjoying afternoon tea with Hitler #goodriddanceyouhack @darrenfiorello: Andrew Breitbart died? Is it wrong that I'm happier about that than when they got bin Laden and Saddam? Kellie Allen @thirtyseven : Breitbart helped destroy the career of someone I know. Good riddance, scumraker. Scott On Da Rox @ridinchillwaves : RT GOOD RIDDANCE..fascist prick @Gawker: Andrew Breitbart Dead? gawker.com/5889586/ Josh M @TheSocialest : Good riddance Breitbart. Hopefully they put James O'Keefe in your casket. John Kapp @johnkapp : Andrew Breitbart was a racist, sexist, homophobe. Good riddance. Gabriel @gabriel0923 : Andrew #Breitbart has died having been finally consumed by his revolting hatred! The world is better off without him! Dufus @dufus : Did we cry when Hitler died? No.. #Breitbart see you in hell asshole Natasha Yar-Routh @xiomberg : Andrew Breitbart is dead, good riddance to bad trash. He was a vile excuse for a human being Dave Lartigue @daveexmachina : Andrew Breitbart has died. Honestly, good riddance. He helped poison the country where I live and we are better off without him. Lalo Alcaraz @laloalcaraz RT @Mfusion66: RIP Breitbart? Nah, too good to be true vtred @vtred1 : Good riddance to Andrew Breitbart - a McCarthyite nutcase. Sean Paul Kelley @seanpaulkelley Andrew Breitbart has died: bigjournalism.com/lsolov/2012/03… If so, good riddance. CpG @Crow1138 : I know it's wrong, but good riddance “@cnnbrk: Conservative blogger Andrew #Breitbart has died, attorney says. on.cnn.com/wkDt4g” TahitiNut @TahitiNut : Forgive me, God, for I have sinned. I err on the side of being pleased with a death ... of Andrew Breitbart. Good riddance. michael mayer @prisonforbush: Breitbart dead? D Good riddance. More republicans should follow his lead. DAC @dac2527 : Satan calls Andrew Breitbart home... Good riddance! Kate Witko @katewitko : Andrew Breitbart is dead at 43 from "natural causes". hrm yes I suppose wine is pretty natural. good riddance, asshole. WeirdArchives @WeirdArchives : Looks like it's official. Andrew Breitbart is dead. Personally I don't like the guy, so good riddance to bad rubbish. Scott On Da Rox @ridinchillwaves : RT GOOD RIDDANCE..fascist prick @Gawker: Andrew Breitbart Dead? gawker.com/5889586/ Mike Hightower @MikeHightower1 Good riddance andrew breitbart. Nick Huinker @towndrinker good riddance to bad rubbish. no reason to mourn someone who made it their business to make this world a less pleasant place. #breitbart Michael David @renmiked Good riddance Andrew #Breitbart. @Sttbs73 It is very hard to have sympathy for an evil person like Andrew Breitbart! I am done being NICE. @CleverTrousers: Andrew Breitbart died! Today looks like it's going to be a GREAT day. #deadgasbags @crmlqt: Andrew Breitbart is dead....one less racist!!!!! @jawillie: The saddest thing about Andrew Breitbart's death is that he died such a douchebag. Inglorious Basterdz @TheLibertyLamp : Andrew Breitbart destroyed lives based on LIES, I will not be some phony liberal and pretend condolences. ROT IN HELL ANDREW U BASTARD!
Thursday, March 1, 2012
In the Footsteps of Andrew Breitbart
He named and shamed the hate-filled and so I will I: Liberals celebrate death of Andrew Breitbart