‘A Very Nice and Decent Person’: Twitter Mourns the Death of Alan Colmes

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Twitter is seeing a significant outpouring of grief today over the death of veteran broadcaster and Fox News commentator Alan Colmes.

Fox announced the news on Thursday morning, which comes a month after Colmes said he was taking a break from the network due to health reasons. The network said that Colmes’s death came after a “brief illness,” and Fox gave tribute to his lifetime of accomplishments in a segment narrated by Colmes’s old conservative sparring partner, Sean Hannity.

News of Colmes’s passing immediately took off on Twitter, and there were expressions of sadness and loss from a wide variety of pundits and media figures:

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