Free Republic reports that the Huffington Post has pulled an article by Beau Friedlander offering a $100,000 bounty for proof of a Glenn Beck sex tape.
The original piece, titled $100,000 for Glenn Beck's Sex Tapes has been removed and replaced with the following description: Editor's Note: This piece was published directly to the Huffington Post by its author. It didn't meet our editorial standards and has been removed from the site.
Friedlander's original article said he was willing to raise support for any embarrassing material:
It is time to pop the tea baggers' favorite balloon (so what if it will be replaced by another?), and with that in mind I hereby offer to negotiate a $100,000 payday to the person who will come forward with a sex tape or phone records or anything else that succeeds in removing Glenn Beck from the public eye forever. I am not offering the cash myself, but I will broker the deal and/or raise the money for what you bring to the table. (And it better be good.)
If you have the goods, or if you want to contribute to a slush fund to buy more takedowns (probably not tax deductible), please contact me at: email@example.com.
Friedlander is the former editor-in-chief of Air America. As of this afternoon, the e-mail address listed in the original post was still operational.