Andrew Brightbart dead at 43

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 1, 2012 18:27

 
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Andrew Brightbart, conservative news activist, is dead at age 43.

The former 'Drudge Report' deputy and website guru died shortly after midnight on Thursday in Los Angeles of natural causes, according to bighollywood.com, one of his websites.

Brightbart broke the story of then-congressman Anthony Weiner's dirty tweeting, setting off the scandal that led to Weiner's eventual resignation.

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