Fox News Channel, who outed the real name of the Navy SEAL Team Six soldier who wrote a book about the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. And now, this has happened:
Users on several militant Islamic websites affiliated with al-Qaida have posted the name and photo of a former Navy SEAL identified as the author of an upcoming book on the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden. The posts called for his “destruction” in revenge for the al-Qaida founder’s killing.
Among the website publishing the death threats was the “Al-Fidaa” web forum, which al-Qaida uses to distribute its media and public communications, said Evan Kohlmann, an NBC News consultant and a terrorism analyst at Flashpoint Partners, a global security firm.
“Once you write a book, anonymously or not, you have no reasonable expectation of privacy.” John Moody, Executive Vice President & Executive Editor FOX News
If you publish a book, you’re fair game even if you publish under a pseudonym to protect yourself and your family against terrorists? Seriously. Way to support the troops, a-holes. Moody — you’re a genius. And by “genius,” I mean idiot.