Fri Jan 18, 2013, 10:19 PM
MrScorpio (57,637 posts)
Anytime someone says that they're a "conservative", that's just an excuse to be an asshole
Northwestern Professor Kent Kaiser on blogger Karl Bremer's death: "Good riddance"
Yesterday, Karl Bremer, author of Ripple in Stillwater -- winner of City Pages' Best Local Blog 2012 -- died at the age of 60 from complications related to pancreatic cancer.
As the Pioneer Press put it in the headline of its obit, Bremer was perhaps best known as a "Michele Bachmann nemesis," and one well-known local Republican publicly rejoiced his death.
Here's what Kent Kaiser -- a communications professor at the Christian Northwestern College in Roseville, senior policy fellow with the conservative Center of the American Experiment think tank, and beauty pageant judge (bio here; Twitter account here) -- had to say as news of Bremer's death circulated on Twitter:
As you'd expect, Kaiser's "good riddance" tweet was roundly blasted, including by FOX 9's Tom Lyden:
The rest: http://blogs.citypages.com/blotter/2013/01/northwestern_professor_kent_kaiser_on_blogger_karl_bremers_death_good_riddance.php
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Anytime someone says that they're a "conservative", that's just an excuse to be an asshole (Original post)
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Response to MrScorpio (Original post)
Fri Jan 18, 2013, 10:31 PM
Gidney N Cloyd (11,250 posts)
2. "Northwestern College in Roseville" ain't NORTHWESTERN.
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We've got a blind date with destiny. And it looks like she's ordered the lobster.
Response to Gidney N Cloyd (Reply #2)
Fri Jan 18, 2013, 10:50 PM
The Velveteen Ocelot (36,178 posts)
3. It's a local Bible-thumper college.
Billy Graham was its president many years ago.
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