The Corner

Generally Not A Good Thing To Say To Your Boss

Spencer Ackerman was just fired from The New Republic for, among other things, threatening to smash his boss Franklin Foer’s head in with a baseball bat. And so a once-august magazine’s retrogression continues. UPDATE: Ackerman tells me Foer knew he was being facetious. Which reminds me for some reason of Jackie Mason’s line: “Every Jew almost killed somebody. They always say the same thing: “If he said ONE MORE WORD…!”

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