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Right Wing Journalism Watch: House GOP Leader Pulls Column From Breitbart “News”

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Prior to the launch of “Breitbart California” this weekend, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), who has been writing a column for Breitbart “News,” was highly enthusiastic about it.

“This weekend’s launch of Breitbart California is a testament to his legacy of holding our public officials accountable for their actions,” McCarthy said in a statement last week. “I look forward to the voice of reform-minded Californians being represented without bias as Breitbart California launches.”

And now, a day after the launch of “Breitbart California” with its grossly offensive Photoshopped images, Rep. McCarthy is pulling his column from the website.

“We didn’t condone them,” Matt Sparks, a McCarthy spokesman, told the Los Angeles Times, about the images. “We thought it was the right thing to do to ask for the column to be removed.”

“The images are inappropriate,” another spokesman, Mike Long, told ABC News.

Nicely done, Breitbrats! Keep up the excellent work.

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