UPDATE: Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Deletes Sexist Tweets After Uproar
The Daily Caller’s editor-in-chief Geoff Ingersoll has deleted his sexist and tweets aimed at Gateway Pundit reporter Cassandra Fairbanks after an internet uproar. Fairbanks was an original reporter for Big League Politics and a good friend and ally of our publication. Ingersoll is not.
*Warning: This story contains graphic content*
The editor-in-chief of a NeoConservative news website viciously attacked a female reporter in the early hours of Saturday morning.
“Still better than eating Putin’s cock bacon for breakfast, you hapless harlot,” Daily Caller’s Geoff Ingersoll told Gateway Pundit’s Cassandra Fairbanks on Twitter.
“By the way, maybe cut down. You’re blowing up,” he continued.
Fairbanks originally made a post that was critical of The Daily Caller, which made a meme out of the images of his arrest.
“We don’t suck up to political powers, they say, as the deep states [sic] dick glides down their throat,” Fairbanks said in Tweet.
She did not mention Ingersoll, but he took offense to her original Tweet, sparking a back-and-forth which eventually led to his sexist attacks.
“Go for a run and take the definition of ‘neocon’ with you,” he said.
Ingersoll was unrepentant when Big League Politics reached out for comment. He blamed Fairbanks for starting the altercation with her Tweet about the Caller, despite the fact that she never attacked him personally.
“I think the back and forth started with her saying something about sucking ‘the deep states dick’ … so I figured she was accustomed to such language,” he said.
During the course of our conversation, he bizarrely asked if I would slap myself at his direction.
“If I tell you to slap yourself, will you actually do it or no?” he said.
Big League Politics reached out to Daily Caller publisher Neil Patel for comment, but he did not return our request in time for publication.
The link to the Big League story was Retweeted by many prominent conservative media figures, including reporters from Breitbart and One America News.
Some of you may have seen it.
So far, The Caller has not taken any action, and Ingersoll is unrepentant. https://t.co/4oO1U1ADAN
— Pete D’Abrosca (@pdabrosca) April 13, 2019
One Tweet in which Ingersoll accused Fairbanks of getting her start “as a dingleberry hanging off the ass of the Kremlin” remains live on his page.
Mediaite picked up the story Saturday afternoon.
Ingersoll could not immediately be reached for comment about why he deleted the Tweets.
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