Thursday, February 25, 2016

NY Times Columnist Jokes About Trump Assasination

NYT columnist Ross Douthat  sent out a joke gone wrong tweet last night stating that an assassination attempt would end Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

“Good news guys I’ve figured out how the Trump campaign ends,” Douthat tweeted.

The tweet then links to a video clip from the 1983 movie The Dead Zone, which features a character played by Christopher Walken attempting to gun down a political candidate played by Martin Sheen:

After the twittersphere exploded with attacks on Douthat, the tweet was deleted:


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