Comedy Central Writer Posts His Wish That Justice Kennedy Had Been Assassinated
Curtis Cook, a writer for Comedy Central’s Jim Jefferies Show, posted on his Blue Checkmark Verified Twitter account his wish that retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy had been assassinated.
Curtis Cook, image via Twitter avatar.
“I wish this Kennedy had been shot instead of the other ones.”
Cook was commenting an AP tweet announcing Kennedy’s retirement.
BREAKING: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy says he's retiring; Trump to get 2nd high-court pick .
— The Associated Press (@AP) June 27, 2018
Cook’s Twitter bio reads, “Standup comedian and writer for the @JefferiesShow on @ComedyCentral. IG = CurtisCookComedy”
As of publication time, Cook had not commented or deleted the tweet wishing for Kennedy’s assassination.
Screen image in case of deletion. (Via Chet Cannon.)
UPFATE: In case anyone was wondering how Comedy Central feels about Kennedy:
Thanks, Justice Kennedy. pic.twitter.com/2w8EjRwVtU
— Comedy Central (@ComedyCentral) June 27, 2018