The abrupt Tuesday resignation of New York Times Viewpoint author/editor Bari Weiss despatched shockwaves via Twitter — the platform she labeled the paper’s “ultimate editor.”
Weiss, previously a person of the most prominent conservative voices at The Gray Woman, released on Tuesday her resignation letter to Occasions publisher A.G. Sulzberger, in which she described an “illiberal environment” governed by trends on Twitter and place of work “bullying” around her sights.
Voices on the system quickly weighed in on the two sides of the concern — and the political aisle.
“If a person like @bariweiss feels like she can’t do her most effective work at the@nytimes they must make some real alterations more than there,” wrote businessman and previous 2020 Democratic presidential applicant Andrew Yang.
“Wow…. If you read only one particular issue this week, browse this eloquent, profound, incisive—and true—letter,” wrote Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, linking to Weiss’ letter.
Extra Donald Trump Jr., “NYT editor @bariweiss resigns in Stunning trend & exposes the Times’ rampant assaults on any person who breaks from the significantly-still left narrative.”
Some others, nonetheless, showed no sympathy for Weiss, accusing her of participating in the victim.
“Bari Weiss would seem to have no strategy in any way how lots of of her friends have had to negotiate considerably further and consequential company hypocrisies, higher qualified slights, and true threat for each and every working day of their whole professions,” opined Franklin Leonard, founder of The Black List.
“Bari Weiss, so determined to establish the existence of terminate society that she canceled herself,” tweeted writer Maura Quint.
Cracked comedian Mike Drucker, “Bari Weiss feverishly crafting a column about terminate culture the place she criticizes Bari Weiss for allowing Bari Weiss go from the New York Occasions.”
As for Weiss’ next move, conservative commentator Andrew Sullivan wrote, “I’d say Bari’s upcoming is a good deal extra promising than the NYT’s.”
Piggybacking off of Sullivan’s tweet, New York Magazine and HuffPost contributor Yashar Ali wrote, “Over the past couple of months I’ve consistently heard rumors from resources that Bari Weiss and Andrew Sullivan were heading to operate on a project alongside one another.”
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