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June 6, 2017
Should Breitbart have fired a reporter who blamed attacks on Muslims?
Breitbart is claimed to have fired reporter Katie McHugh after she tweeted the following: "There would be no deadly terror attacks in the U.K. if Muslims didn't live there. #LondonBridge," Ms. McHugh wrote in a tweet still pinned to the top of her timeline. Breitbart did not come out and say, "Hey, we fired Katie for this tweet," but Katie maintains that this is why she was let go. McHugh herself confirmed she was out, tweeting, "Breitbart News fired me for telling the truth about Islam and Muslim immigration[.]" McHugh's comments prompted outrage from a number of her own colleagues. Breitbart employees who spoke to CNN Sunday characterized McHugh's remarks as "appalling," "terrible," and "dumb." [McHugh, talking about herself in the third person, said] Breitbart News fired an editor for speaking frankly about Islam and Muslim immigration. If there were no Muslims in London, there would be no...(Read Full Post)