Lefty Blog Hate for Fox News Boss: 'I Hope Roger Ailes Dies Slow, Painful, and Soon'

Charlie Spiering at Breitbart reported that Alan Pyke, the Deputy Economic Policy Editor for a blog calling itself "Think Progress," posted that he wanted Fox News President Roger Ailes to die after he saw how Fox was covering the police-brutality protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

Pyke tweeted: “I hope Roger Ailes dies slow, painful, and soon. The evil that man has done to the American tapestry is unprecedented for an individual.” How on Earth is Ailes worse than oh, abortionists or drug dealers or Fort Hood mass murderers? Someone in "Progress" Land pressed Pyke to apologize:

Pyke pegs himself as "reflexively assholish" in his Twitter bio. He obsessed over Ferguson, laying into police personnel in general, including an old "pinned" tweet:

Tim Graham
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Tim Graham is Executive Editor of NewsBusters and is the Media Research Center’s Director of Media Analysis