The Onion Runs Obnoxious Anti-Scalia Headline on Day of His Passing

The satirical website The Onion wasted little time in delivering an obnoxious take on Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s passing. Over a photo of Scalia The Onion ran the following headline: “Justice Scalia Dead Following 30-Year Battle With Social Progress.” 

The post ran on Saturday, within hours of news spreading of the longtime justice’s passing. The following is a screen grab of the February 13 post: 

 

 

Geoffrey Dickens
Geoffrey Dickens
Geoffrey Dickens is the Deputy Research Director at the Media Research Center.