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Sean Hannity Blasts ‘Mean Soulless Assholes’ at Slate Over ‘Heartless’ Alan Colmes Obituary

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Yesterday, after Fox News reported on the tragic death of Alan Colmes, Sean Hannity delivered a heartfelt remembrance of his longtime friend and colleague. He said, “He was not only a guy with the greatest sense of humor but a guy that had a human level of decency and love and kindness and humor.”

Many media figures outside of Fox News mourned Colmes’ passing too with many kind things to say about him, but Slate put out a jaw-droppingly nasty obituary about Colmes that called him a “liberal weakling” who played the part of a “patsy” on the network. It read in part, “Colmes was the most absurd, useless, and mocked television personality in America for many years, precisely because he was nice.”

Hannity was appalled by the piece––posted hours after Colmes’ death, with his family still in mourning––and blasted it on Twitter:

And he wasn’t the only one who found the piece disgusting:

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