Before the crack of dawn Thursday, Lee Stranahan, a writer for Breitbart.com had already pushed the news that he was leaving the site. As the sun rose, he was getting ready to board a flight for the Middle East to cover the plight of Syrian Christian refugees.
So why did Stranahan, a disciple of the late Andrew Breitbart in the truest sense, quit?
In the story published on his personal website with the headline, “Bye Bye Breitbart: I Quit and Thanks,” he explained that he resigned from Breitbart.com Wednesday night.
“Why did I quit?” he wrote in his piece. “Circumstances led to a situation where I felt I couldn’t do my best work there. Honestly, it’s for reasons I believe Andrew would have approved of. Andrew and I shared a passion for covering big stories that the media overlooked and exposing the left; work that I plan to continue.”
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