43-year-old Outspoken Blogger Andrew Breitbart dies; possibly due to Heart Attack

43-year-old Outspoken Blogger Andrew Breitbart dies; possibly due to Heart Attack

Los Angeles : CA : USA | Mar 02, 2012 at 5:04 AM PST
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Andrew Breitbart - Conservative Activist and Author Dead At 43 (UPDATE)

Andrew Breitbart passes away; the 43-year-old American publisher, commentator died of natural causes early Thursday, informed Joel Pollak. The editor-in-chief Joel who also used to be Andrew’s website’s in-house counsel, further informed that Andrew was in Los Angeles when during a walk; he reportedly collapsed in Brentwood area.

His family informed later that a bystander, who witnessed Andrew Breitbart collapsing on a sidewalk, immediately called for help. Although the paramedics arrived in time, said Orson Bean (Andrew’s actor father-in-law), but their efforts to revive Andrew didn’t pay off.

He was shifted to Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center but soon authorities there declared Andrew dead. A close friend informed the media that Breitbart had a history of health issues and heart problems therefore; he might have suffered a heart attack.

The liberals might not find it easy to forget Andrew Breitbart since the conservative activist was recognized among Republican circles as an influential voice. He was also known as an outspoken and bold blogger, always ready for launching online media attacks on his opponents; especially the Hollywood liberals.

Breitbart was the founder of a www.Breitbart.tv News Website whereby he used to publish politically inspired snapshots. His undercover videos were greatly appreciated and liked among general public. Two years ago i.e. in 2010, widespread criticism awaited Breitbart Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign; following an edited version of her speech published by Breitbart online.

The U. S. Department of Agriculture official later put the blame on her bosses and said her seniors at USDA had pushed her for resignation upon seeing the edited portions of a video, posted by Breitbart. The footage suggested Shirley had discrimination against a white farmer though she actually said Race should not matter.’

Following his sad demise on Thursday, Mitt Romney the presidential Republican contender tweeted on his page that news of Andrew’s death left him and wife "deeply saddened." Romney further described Andrew as ‘brilliant entrepreneur’ who was a fearless, loving husband and father.

Meanwhile, The Los Angeles Department of Coroner informed through a spokesperson that an autopsy was tentatively scheduled for Friday.

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Andrew Breitbart  Dies; the Conservative Activist was 43
Andrew Breitbart collapsed on a sidewalk close to his house in Brentwood; hospital authorities declared him dead.
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