Andrew Breitbart's fiery and passionate career
Conservative commentator dead at 43
- Duration 3:59
- Date Mar 1, 2012
Conservative commentator dead at 43
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A Fox News alert this morning some sad news to report we are learning that conservative commentator Andrew -- part.
Has passed away he was just 43 years old.
He leaves behind his wife Susie and four children.
He was a very strong voice in the conservative movement and was extremely outspoken.
About bias says he sought in the mainstream media.
This is -- -- -- -- talking about the Anthony Weiner texting scandal.
That he broke last summer now keep in mind at this was as he took the microphone at that press conference.
Right before Anthony Weiner got up to talk about and himself remember this -- take lessons.
72 hours in Palm Springs -- your family's excruciating.
When you are being challenged and -- why aren't -- on vacation why don't you get off the phone.
Because I'm being accused of being in the -- her against the congressman.
He said nothing he allowed for that to go his minions.
Perpetuated that false malicious mean and then he went on CNN to attack me.
Cash I was -- bombing -- Anthony Weiner called that press conference because he wanted to make his first statement about that whole scandal.
And while they were waiting in the room for Anthony Weiner and -- -- took the stage to defend himself and say that he had not hacked into.
Website and has set Twitter account boy out William -- asked joins me now.
From our Los Angeles bureau with a look back and and -- bright -- Fiery and passionate career William.
-- Well Martha -- -- part was he was Smart -- outspoken he was funny he was fearless he was confident and very confrontational he was very political.
In his opinions but he was not personally.
Everything has changed.
In the last few years.
Conservatives used to take it and we're not taking it anymore.
Because this is my war cry.
You need to join me.
In this war against the institutional left this is not.
Your mother's Democratic Party.
-- -- -- -- -- Andrew died this morning just after midnight after a walk outside his home in west when he leaves behind as you said Martha.
Four children whose wife -- he grew up in Los Angeles he attended Tulane University later joined.
And help that at the Drudge Report.
He had a short stint starting the Huffington Post.
And -- started his own web sites big government and big Hollywood.
Now Andrew made news when he was the first to publish photos of then congressman Anthony Weiner who has a merry band began sending photos compromising sexual photos of himself.
Two women and also was involved in the publication and promotion of a sting operation meant to expose the government funded community group acorn.
As willing to help and assist -- council a couple posing as a pimp and a prostitute.
He also that that helped them obtain government benefits -- it was also.
Involved in -- a Tea Party movement.
He has frequently appeared at their rallies critics accused by part once and making ethnic and anti gay slurs to discredit him.
He offered 100000 dollars to anyone who could find any audio or videotape of him saying any of those things.
Of course it was never never revealed that he did and some had a later apologized to him.
And finally he was also involved in the firing of -- -- department agriculture official surely -- rod who she appeared in a video appeared to make racist remarks against white farmers.
That got her fired she later sued Andrew bright part.
-- the man is we've had several -- -- I knew Andrew as well out here in Los Angeles and went went out with him a few times.
And he was a courageous guy.
He could defend his remarks and for many conservatives this is a great loss back to you.
Indeed Brian thank you sound bites from --