Skip to comments.Atlanta Jewish Times Publisher Steps Down Over Obama ‘Hit’ Column
Posted on 01/24/2012 11:05:29 AM PST by null and void
ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) The owner and publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times resigned after fallout from his column on why Israel should assassinate President Obama.
According to an email obtained by the JTA, Andrew Adler announced he was relinquishing all day-to-day activities effective immediately.
Jerry Farkas, office manager for the Jewish Times, told CBS Atlanta that everyone is saddened by what happened.
Its a hard thing, Farkas told CBS Atlanta. We feel like were fighting fires.
In a Jan. 13 column Adler wrote for the Jewish Times about Israels options to head off a nuclear Iran, he suggested that Israel give the go-ahead for U.S.-based Mossad agents to take out a president deemed unfriendly to Israel in order for the current vice president to take his place.
Order a hit on a president in order to preserve Israels existence, Adler wrote in his column. Think about it. If I have thought of this Tom Clancy-type scenario, dont you think that this almost unfathomable idea has been discussed in Israels most inner circles?
Jewish organizations were appalled by what Adler wrote, quickly condemning him and the paper.
While we acknowledge his public apology and remorse, the damage done to the people of Israel, the global Jewish people and especially the Jewish community of Atlanta is irreparable, the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta said in a statement to CBS Atlanta. The group also stated it is suspending its relationship with the Jewish Times.
The Secret Service is now investigating Adler over his comments, CNN reports.
He was cited for WWT — writing without thinking
Meanwhile, Obama can order the assassination of a US Citizen and the world yawns ....
He thinks ONLY Israel has reason to kill obama? The SS is investigating him? Do they not realize that if it weren’t for people wanting to kill the president they wouldn’t have a job.
Yeah. On so many levels. Wasn’t Biden rated as the most muslim friendly senator?
Wasn’t there some guy that wrote such an assassination fantasy about W?
And the press and the left lauded him?
But where was all this outrage when a film was made about the assassination of President Bush?
They made a freakin’ movie about it! And the left couldn’t line up fast enough to defend it!
Now I find out he's right here in Atlanta.
This is a very VERY dumb thing for a citizen of America to say. VERY STUPID, and a horrible idea. The last thing we need is President Martyr to name every grade school after.
When I think of how precious paintings from the Louvre were distributed among the French people to protect them from the German invasion, then returned after WW2, I am saddened to reflect that such patriotism as even the French could muster would not happen in today's tabloid society -- much less the valiant concealment of Jewish adults and children from their persecutors that occurred all over what was then "Christendom."
Absolutely correct. It is bad enough he and his wife have contaminated the W.H. without them contaminating the very soil upon which this country exists. I want the big BO to live a long natural life so he can be finally exposed as the anti-American, Marxist pig, POS that he is and that wookie of a wife also.
If youd like to be on or off, please FR mail me.
He should have been fired, but he would have had to fire himself.
I’m counting up (see tagline) because I have hope he is removed from office first.
That would certainly be the preferred method, voiding all his “accomplishments”.
There appears to be a lack of will on the part of America for this.
It is blatantly obvious the jerk is a fraud.