Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Richard Miniter: Alive, Litigious, Unemployed.

So, Richard Miniter has not eaten himself to death. The truth is far more entertaining.

Washington Times editorial page editor Richard Miniter is filing a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the paper today, alleging discrimination based on age, disability, and religion -- being forced to attend a Unification Church mass wedding -- and he will ask the government to enjoin the Times' assets, his lawyer tells TPM. The development adds to an already daunting mess of problems at the newspaper, whose top executives were fired last week, and whose executive editor resigned.

"The state of affairs at the Washington Times, to put it mildly, is in disarray," Larry Klayman, Miniter's attorney, tells TPM. "What we're seeking to do is to freeze everything right now." Klayman, whose firm is based in Washington and Florida, is the founder of conservative legal group Judicial Watch.

Jesus. First, he sues Regnery and now the Moonies? Pretty soon there won't be a single wingnut gravy train left that Dick hasn't pissed off.

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