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Andrew Breitbart's Dinner With Bill Ayers

By Chuck Sudo in News on Mar 1, 2012 4:55PM

Andrew Breitbart (left), with Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn (center) and Tucker Carlson (right). Image via

Judging from the comments on Gothamist's post on the death of Andrew Breitbart, people are making exception to the adage to not speak ill of the dead.

While you're doing that, we want to let you know of a dinner Breitbart recently had with Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn at their Hyde Park residence Super Bowl Sunday. Conservative pundit Tucker Carlson, editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller, won a December online auction for a dinner party with the couple. Carlson donated $2,500 to the Illinois Humanities Council for the chance to dine with them.

Carlson used the dinner party as an opportunity to solicit questions from his readers to ask Ayers and even posted the menu of the dinner.

Carlson also brought along Breitbart. (For what you may think of the man, give him this much credit: he was willing to meet and argue with people who were his ideological opposites. He can't get much further opposite than Ayers and Dohrn.)

In the video below from Mediaite, Breitbart calls Ayers "a sociopath," but raved about his hosting skills and cooking.

"It's intoxicating," Breitbart said. "This is one of the ways they're able to indoctrinate young impressionable people."

Yes, readers, being a good host and knowing how to prepare an amazing dinner is un-American. Let the conspiracy theories about how the dinner party may have slowly poisoned Breitbart commence.