The Grid's cover story this week is a profile of controversial Toronto Sun columnist Sue-Ann Levy comes a month after she made what at least one journalist called an attempt to “self-destruct” on Twitter. A self-described “shit disturber,” some other journalists refused to be interviewed about Levy for the Grid feature, and in the past, councillors have literally run away from her.
Here's the tweet that riled up a number of journalists in October (the night of the U.S. Presidential debate on foreign policy):
Obama says he "will stand" with Israel if attacked and they are a "true friend." His nose is growing again. #MuslimBS— Sue-Ann Levy (@SueAnnLevy) October 23, 2012
While she refused calls to explain what she meant by that hashtag that night (here are a couple of the exchanges she had), she opened up about it in the article:
“It was interpreted all wrong,” she says, of her Twitter smackdown about Obama. “I mean, I take full responsibility for what I did, and it was unfortunate, but I think it was misunderstood, and it was blown out of all proportion.”
“So, you were thinking more of…”