Wrongfully terminated ex-USDA official Shirley Sherrod will sue the conservative malice-blogger Andrew Breitbart, she said at a conference today, for publishing a misleadingly edited clip of a speech she gave which made her, and the NAACP, look racist.
Speaking at a San Diego convention for black journalists, Sherrod revealed her plan to give Breitbart his legal comeuppance (from CNN):
Former Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she will pursue a lawsuit against conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart — the man responsible for posting an edited video clip of Sherrod appearing to say she discriminated against a white farmer looking for assistance
"I will definitely do it," she said when asked whether she was considering legal action. Sherrod made her remarks during an appearance at the National Association of Black Journalists convention in San Diego.
Breitbart "had to know that he was targeting me," Sherrod said. "At this point, he hasn't apologized. I don't want it at this point, and he'll definitely hear from me."
This is great publicity for Andrew Breitbart!