Jezebel editor on Paul Walker’s death: Why couldn’t it have been Scott Walker? Update: Tweets deleted

While many on Twitter are coming to grips with news that actor Paul Walker died in a tragic car accident today, Erin Gloria Ryan, news editor at, took a cheap shot at Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker. Her tasteless tweet caused quite a backlash.

One last thing…

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Update: Ryan’s tasteless joke just proves that conservatives are bad at jokes, or something.

Update: Ryan has deleted her tweets.


Here’s a screen shot of the original tweet:


Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.


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