Salon reports that Presidential hopeful John Edwards has caved to right-wing bigots, and fired his “pro-gay” bloggers, but then reports that the Edwards campaign says that’s not the end of the story:
“The bloggers, Amanda Marcotte, formerly of Pandagon, and Melissa McEwan, of Shakespeare’s Sister, had come under fire from right-wing bloggers for statements they had previously made on their respective blogs. A statement by the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue, which called Marcotte and McEwan ‘anti-Catholic vulgar trash-talking bigots,’ and an accompanying article on the controversy in the New York Times this morning, put extra pressure on the campaign.
Speculation from sources that the two bloggers might be rehired was bolstered by Jennifer Palmieri, a spokeswoman for the Edwards campaign, who said in an e-mail that she would ‘caution [Salon] against reporting that they have been fired. We will have something to say later.'”
Edwards campaign fires bloggers [salon]
Edwards Camp: Caving in to the Right-wing Never Works [pandagon]
Limbo [shakespeare’s sister]
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