Skip to comments.In Memoriam: Andrew Breitbart (1969-2012)
Posted on 03/01/2012 6:00:33 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie
Andrew passed away unexpectedly from natural causes shortly after midnight this morning in Los Angeles.
We have lost a husband, a father, a son, a brother, a dear friend, a patriot and a happy warrior.
Andrew lived boldly, so that we more timid souls would dare to live freely and fully, and fight for the fragile liberty he showed us how to love.
Andrew recently wrote a new conclusion to his book, Righteous Indignation:
I love my job. I love fighting for what I believe in. I love having fun while doing it. I love reporting stories that the Complex refuses to report. I love fighting back, I love finding allies, andfamouslyI enjoy making enemies.
Three years ago, I was mostly a behind-the-scenes guy who linked to stuff on a very popular website. I always wondered what it would be like to enter the public realm to fight for what I believe in. Ive lost friends, perhaps dozens. But Ive gained hundreds, thousandswho knows?of allies. At the end of the day, I can look at myself in the mirror, and I sleep very well at night.
(Excerpt) Read more at bighollywood.breitbart.com ...
Wasn’t he about to release some embarrassing Obama videos.
I hope it’s a hoax.
Whatever is happening here, it should inspire a resurgence of the fight against cultural Marxism and the progressive agenda.
If anyone has any videos or any evidence at all on prominent politician criminals, bring it forth as soon as possible.
Massive Coronary...It happens.
This is stunning news. Andrew Breitbart is irreplaceable. His combination of talents was so unique, he was a gift to conservatives/libertarians.
He was devoted to his family, wanting to spend time with them, and objecting sometimes to his ‘mission’ taking time from his family. Hopefully, they find some comfort in knowing he did, in fact, love what he was doing.
Tragically, it is for real. I just went independently to the breitbart.com website without using the link and the announcement IS THERE. I have already given my prayers for his soul and his family. This is a horrible tragedy for America and the entire conservtive movement.
It’s on Drudge.
How awful, this may be as big a blow to the conservative movement (e.g., individual liberty & freedom) as the passing of Lee Atwater.
Thank you Andrew. Let's roll.
I’m listening.....how sad. Did you hear him on Tuesday?
Andrew's Editor-In-Chief hosting show. Larry O'Connor.
The left starts dancing on his grave in 5...4.....3.......2.........
RIP, Andrew. We’re going to miss you.
It is probably TRUE!
I went to Breitbart’s actual site and this is what I got, a statement from his wife.
I’m stunned. Completely stunned.
43 is awfully young, but my bro in law’s dad died in his 30’s of a heart attack.
Many people have hereditary heart problems that aren’t discovered until it is too late.
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Happened around midnight.
Please someone say it isn’t true.
Died of “obama natural causes’?
—Andrew Breitbart is irreplaceable.—
The only irreplaceable man that ever lived was hung on a cross. In fact, Andrew’s death could actually spark more “good men” to action. e.g. it’s not as if he had those Obama college videos in a secret hole that only he knew about.
Nothing on our local (conservative talk) radio station. I guess I’m holding out for a Twainian moment.
They say he died of natural causes.
What’s natural about dieing at 43?
That’s terrible, hopefully someone will step in and fill the void.
I hope those videos of Obama he was going to release are in a good safe place.
He was on TV and radio several times last week.
I am NOT believing this for a minute (the ‘natural causes’ part)
43 years old. The first time I saw him at length was the last CPAC speech, I thought he was great, a level of sincerity and honest passion very few have.
As am I, We have lost a great representative and trooper for our side!
andrew breitbart was to vet hussein obama this summer! How can they say so quickly “natural causes”????
Holy cow! If this is true, RIP, Andrew.
(Where are those tapes?!)
Actually, it's a perfectly reasonable term, not for the official cause of death from a coroner, but for a news story in order to distinguish it from some kind of accident or foul play. It's just a general description like "died in a boating accident" or "was killed by a mugger". Those aren't an official COD either. It just means that it was something organic and medical. Like a heart attack or aneurysm or such.
Paging Vince Foster.....please pick up the white courtesy phone.....
If this is true it is terribly sad. Godspeed Mr. Breitbart.
I think it was Tuesday. God, this is sad.
A coronary event at his age absent underlying health issues is extremely rare. Given the powerful people that Breitbart routinely angered, one might be forgiven for being suspicious.
Only via the link to Big Hollywood. Has anyone seen anything beyond it?
Drudge now linking to Big Hollywood too.
What horrible news! Andrew, you were one of my heroes. Rest in peace, and condolences to all friends and family.
Must have found Obama’s ACTUAL birth certificate.
I’m sure there are a few copies of those videos in the hands of the good guys.
ABC out of New York carrying it as “Breaking News”.
—He was 11 years younger than me!—
Sadly, he was much younger that Barney Frank, and he’s still alive...
My husband just called and told me. Cannot believe it!
RIP Mr. Breitbart. We lost a brave patriot today!
Just so sad.
Drudge is using the same bighollywood link. Independent confirmation would be nice.
Shocked, and saddened. Prayers up for Andrew, his family, friends, and associates. Very sad news.
Drudge has just put it up on his page, given their connections I would imagine that he would go on something other than the story on the breitbart sites.
What “Natural Cause” is there at 43 years old?
Are you sure about that?