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Mon Jan 23, 2012, 04:23 PM

Atlanta Jewish Times Publisher Resigns Over Obama Assassination Column

January 23, 2012

(JTA) -- The owner and publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times has resigned and is seeking a buyer in the wake of a column he wrote speculating that Israel would consider assassinating President Obama.

Andrew Adler, in an email obtained by JTA, announced Monday that he is "relinquishing all day-to-day activities effective immediately" following the publishing of his opinion piece saying that Obama's assassination was among Israel's options in heading off a nuclear Iran.

Adler named staff writer John McCurdy as interim managing editor until a replacement can be found. Adler said he would publish an apology in his next edition and that reaction from readers had been overwhelmingly negative.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta said earlier Monday that it would suspend its relationship with the Atlanta Jewish Times until Adler removed himself from the newspaper's operations. The federation also called on Adler to sell the weekly.

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Purveyor Jan 2012 OP
onenote Jan 2012 #1
marmar Jan 2012 #2
Ian David Jan 2012 #3
denverbill Jan 2012 #4
Ian David Jan 2012 #5
kestrel91316 Jan 2012 #6

Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 23, 2012, 04:25 PM

1. Exactly what I hoped would happen

There was no way to rehabilitate himself. He had to go.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 23, 2012, 04:27 PM

2. Good for the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta.......


....... Showing zero tolerance for that kind of madness is always the best response.


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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 23, 2012, 04:32 PM

3. He's resigning to spend more time advocating Treason with his family. n/t

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Response to Ian David (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 23, 2012, 05:01 PM

4. I'm sure AIPAC has a job for him. Or Gingrich will make him ambassador to Saudi Arabia. n/t

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Response to denverbill (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 23, 2012, 05:05 PM

5. I don't think AIPAC will touch him. n/t

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Mon Jan 23, 2012, 05:43 PM

6. I hope he's permanently unemployable. Of course, it's far more likely that a RW

 

think tank or consulting firm or politician will hire him for 7 figures.

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