Time’s Michael Grunwald tweets for Assange’s death
I'm not alone in having little personal love for Julian Assange. That said, I decry any efforts by the U.S. or any government to persecute the publisher for his work with WikiLeaks.
Time's Michael Grunwald, however, with a lack of both professionalism and humanity (and seeming self-awareness) sent out a nasty Tweet Saturday night, essentially calling for Assange's extrajudicial murder. "I can't wait to write a defense of the drone strike that takes out Julian Assange," the reporter wrote (in a since-deleted Tweet that was none the less captured for posterity by shocked Twitter users:)
Other reporters, particularly Glenn Greenwald, responded with ire and disgust at Grunwald's comment: