(Lucas : Yes, the real faces and intent of people is exposed every day more and more! The good, the bad and the ugly!)
TIME senior national correspondent Michael Grunwald sent out a controversial tweet Saturday evening that advocated for a drone missile strike against Wikileaks founder and Australian citizen Julian Assange.
Here’s the tweet, which has been deleted:
Grunwald has apologized and TIME released a statement: “Michael Grunwald posted an offensive tweet from his personal Twitter account that is in no way representative of TIME’s views. He regrets having tweeted it, and he removed it from his feed.”
The ethically and legally questionable statement immediately received a flurry of responses.
Politico deputy editor Blake Hounshell: