This OTYCD entry originally posted in May 2017.
Support The Guardian, the British paper that employs reporter Ben Jacobs.
By now you’ve heard about how Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate for the open house seat representing all of Montana, snapped and attacked Ben Jacobs, a reporter for The Guardian. Jacobs is evidently OK and Gianforte has since been charged with a misdemeanor. (Gianforte also won the Congressional race.)
While we wish we had a more pleasant prompt, we’re taking it. The Guardian is a good newspaper, and has long been a good newspaper. It deserves your attention and your support.
Read the links below, and if you like it, become a supporter of The Guardian:
Here’s Jacobs’s video report on his bizarre encounter with Gianforte:
Here’s the story Jacobs filed with The Guardian shortly before the infamous meeting:
Here’s the story that Jacobs wrote that probably played a role in pissing off Gianforte:
And here’s another story by others at The Guardian on the consequences that Gianforte suffered shortly after attacking Jacobs: