Surprise! Editor fired over anti-Obama headline being smeared as racist

http://twitter.com/#!/Drews_Views/status/363144743204560896

As Twitchy reported, Drew Johnson was the opinion page editor for the Chattanooga Times Free Press until he published an article titled “Take your jobs plan and shove it, Mr. President: Your policies have harmed Chattanooga enough.” The paper insists Johnson “violated the normal editing process” by changing his headline to an “inappropriate” one. But Johnson isn’t backing down on the claim that his firing was politically motivated and today he is making the media rounds to tell his side.

Apparently Johnson’s former employer had no problem promoting the extremely popular column.

http://twitter.com/#!/Drews_Views/status/363147758661664768

That tweet remains on the Times Free Press Twitter account.

http://twitter.com/#!/Drews_Views/status/363011277926309889

But for Johnson, the cries of “raaaaacist!” are the most disappointing part of all this.

http://twitter.com/#!/Drews_Views/status/363150517553209345

Sadly predictable.

http://twitter.com/#!/CalkinsMark/status/363315187979264002
http://twitter.com/#!/lightning7876/status/363301274449883136

And, of course, whiners lobbing the “racist” bomb can’t explain how criticizing Obama’s policies is related to racism.

http://twitter.com/#!/scottpressman/status/362352076115816448

Johnson maintains that the paper’s lame excuse for terminating his employment is “bogus.”

http://twitter.com/#!/Drews_Views/status/363301961140932610

As the paper continues it’s pitiful CYA campaign, Johnson offers this:

http://twitter.com/#!/Drews_Views/status/363312710609412098

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Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/08/02/surprise-editor-fired-over-inappropriate-obama-headline-is-being-smeared-as-a-racist/

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