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July 05, 2012

Have You Stopped Beating Your Wife? [Ben]

You guys remember former Politico Reporter Joe Williams. He got suspended from Politico(and was subsequently fired) for making these comments:

Well it turns out that aside from being a subpar reporter and race baiter, his other hobbies include fishing, cross-stitch, Sodoku and pummeling his ex-wife.

From John Nolte at Breitbart.

Betsy Rothstein at FishbowlDC is reporting that Joe Williams, the Politico White House Correspondent who parted ways with the left-wing outlet last week, is guilty of assaulting his ex-wife, author Amy Alexander. Just a few months ago, in May, Williams plead guilty to second degree assault, was fined $200, and given six months probation.

He blamed the "right wing noise" machine for his suspension from Politico. I wonder if he used that line in court when the judge gave him six months probation.

[Update] Politico isn't going to weigh in on this issue.

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Thanks to DrewM.


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