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Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Drew Emmer Denies Authorship of Look True North Post Threatening Karl Bremer

You can read the previous episodes of this soap opera on Dump Bachmann here. I am following up on this story on Lloydletta's Nooz because it no longer involves Michele Bachmann.

Drew Emmer posted on Look True North (linked is a jpg of the google cache):

Vets for Freedom - Tell Protest Organizer What You Think
Written by Drew Emmer
Thursday, 27 March 2008 12:30

Karl Bremer of Stillwater was one of the individuals probably most responsible for helping to organize the protest threat that resulted in the cancellation of the VETS FPR FREEDOM event at the Forest Lake High School. (See Mr. Bremmer's [sic] post at Democrats Underground). Mr Bremmer has been a long-time left-wing activist in the Stillwater area. You can use the form below to send a message to Mr Bremer letting him know your thoughts about his actions. You can also contact him using the information below:

Karl Bremer
[address redacted]
Stillwater, MN 55082
[home and work phone numbers redacted]

Take Action by Clicking here.

This post also included a photo of Karl Bremer. The photo is owned by Bremer, and Emmer was not given permission to use the photo. The post was pulled from Look True North, and Jeff Davis posted an alert that linked people to the Minnesota Majority nastygram generator.

Hal Kimball posted about this story on Blue Man in a Red District. Drew Emmer is denying making the post to Look True North:

Drew Emmer said...

Dear Hal,

My frantic plea? Unfortunately you did not check your facts. I didn't post the piece you claim belongs to me. Your attack piece, while very well written, is therefore completely inaccurate.

How would you react if I made a false claim about you? Would you write a polite note to notify of the error? WHat would you do?

Please check your facts before you press publish.

Have a nice day,

Drew Emmer

If Drew Emmer didn't make the post to Look True North, who did? And what would be the motivation for another Look True North blogger to impersonate Drew Emmer? This raises the question whether there are other posts on Look True North that have been attributed to other Look True North contributors.

Drew comments on a later post to Kimball's blog:

Dear Hal,

I don't recall posting anything about Karl Bremer. In fact I believe I have left Karl Bremer alone since he posted his defamatory claim that I was arrested with Larry Craig at the airport.

Kindly point out where I made any claim about Karl Bremer or the Forest Lake High School Vets debacle. Otherwise, kindly correct your inaccuracy.

Thanks Hal,

Drew Emmer

Drew Emmer, take a look at the screen shot of the google cache. This shows the post was written by you.