Washington Post Reporter’s ‘Bigots’ Tweet Criticized by Right

Politics Daily: “When The Washington Post recently hired blogger Dave Weigel to cover the conservative movement and the GOP, one right-leaning site, Newsbusters, was not impressed . . . Weigel [recently] sent out the following Tweet: ‘I can empathize with everyone I cover except for the anti-gay marriage bigots. In 20 years no one will admit they were part of that.’”

Weigel post: Covering same-sex marriage
“But why was I willing to be so disrespectful to one group of activists? Unlike with most activists, I don’t really see the direct impact on their lives, or on the lives of the people who agree with them, of the cause they oppose . . . “