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Exclusive: Andy We Hardly Knew
Ye: Sullivan Unceremoniously
Dumped by Daily Beast

Breitbart´s Big Journalism, by John Nolte

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/14/2013 9:02:18 AM

According to a credible source with inside knowledge of the matter, the actual reason Andrew Sullivan and the Daily Beast are parting ways at the end of this month has nothing to do with some high-falutin´ "duty to try and see if we could help break some new ground" and "pioneer" a "solid future for web journalism." According to this source, who spoke exclusively with Breitbart News, the powers that be at the Daily Beast decided the traffic Sullivan´s Daily Dish delivered just wasn´t worth the price of holding on to him for another year.

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How unfortunate. s/o There are plenty of other twisted leftists who will pick him up. I´m sure Media Matters would love to have him.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: enuf8, 1/14/2013 9:23:50 AM     (No. 9115352)

OK, no job - time to deport him. I heard he is HIV positive, so how could he apply for US citizenship?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 1/14/2013 9:24:21 AM     (No. 9115354)

Andrew Sullivan? Who´s that?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/14/2013 9:25:41 AM     (No. 9115361)

Awwww.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 1/14/2013 9:30:23 AM     (No. 9115368)

There was a time when I was a fan of Andrew Sullivan and enjoyed his columns. That was back when he was a conservative Republican, of course.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mamafrog, 1/14/2013 9:44:58 AM     (No. 9115393)

A business making a business decision, happens all the time.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 1/14/2013 9:47:52 AM     (No. 9115404)

I agree with #4. Back in the 1990s, sullivan was a sensible, analytical writer. Then he went on a sodomy crusade (he supports it) and it seemed to control every thought he had.
He became boring. (no pun intended)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: janjan, 1/14/2013 9:53:36 AM     (No. 9115416)

Agree with #4. Sullivan used to be a moderate fiscal conservative who had some interesting viewpoints. Now he is a slobbering in-your-face liberal who substitutes genuine intelligent commentary with snarky insulting remarks that make him look very small. Good luck Andrew getting people to pay to read your crap.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FlyRight, 1/14/2013 10:03:44 AM     (No. 9115440)

Sullivan finally lost it when he went after Sarah Palin like a raving wino on a park bench. Something about her having a baby drove him absolutely crazy. He out and out lied about his new situation but when I found out he has FOUR assistants - not reporters - assistants that I just gave up and realized he´s nothing but a fake with a good vocabulary.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Susannah, 1/14/2013 10:25:50 AM     (No. 9115490)

I too liked him when he was a conservative. He was a good editor for the New Republic in the 1990s.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: msjena, 1/14/2013 10:29:06 AM     (No. 9115495)

I think all the drugs went to Andy´s brain. Or maybe his "husband" is a liberal and demands the same from him. Or maybe he in love from afar with Barack Obama. Whatever. Andy has been fired from every job he has ever held--the New York Times, Time, the Daily Beast. The list goes on.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: killerbee, 1/14/2013 10:43:04 AM     (No. 9115534)

Why would they dump him? He follows all the rules of over-the-top misogyny toward Republican women. He prints wild conspiracy theories about anyone on the right. Why in the world would they want someone who so enthusiastically puts forth their narrative to leave their site?

I´m actually serious about that. It doesn´t make sense. If they´re trying to become a serious news source, they kind of missed that very short train.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 1/14/2013 11:41:25 AM     (No. 9115718)

Spoiled fruit.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: msjena, 1/14/2013 11:54:42 AM     (No. 9115750)

#11--I think it´s because Andy continually bites the hand that feeds him. The New York Times fired him after he criticized the editor. I don´t even want to imagine how egotistical and obnoxious Andy must be in real life.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: tenncon231, 1/14/2013 6:39:17 PM     (No. 9116515)

To think I used to read him and respect his opinions--but I think that was about 10 yrs ago.

So the question is, who changed?

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