Times Free Press Editor Drew Johnson got fired for telling Obama to “Shove it!”

As previously reported on The Last Tradition an editor for the Times Free Press wrote this headline: “Take your jobs plan and shove it, Mr. President: Your policies have harmed Chattanooga enough.”

Well, like Fredo said to his brother Michael in The Godfather, “You can’t talk to Moe Green like that!”Although the Free Press denies it, Drew Johnson is out of a job for criticizing the mastermind of so much unemployment.

Oh the irony!

Times Free Press Editor Drew Johnson has been terminated after placing a headline on an editorial outside of normal editing procedures according to the Times Free Press.

Johnson’s headline, “Take your jobs plan and shove it, Mr. President: Your policies have harmed Chattanooga enough,” appeared on the Free Press page Tuesday, the day President Barack Obama visited the city.

The headline was inappropriate for this newspaper. It was not the original headline approved for publication, and Johnson violated the normal editing process when he changed the headline. The newspaper’s decision to terminate Johnson had nothing to do with the content of the editorial, which criticized the president’s job creation ideas and Chattanooga’s Smart

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Cross posted at The Last Tradition
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