Editor Who Suggested That Israel Assassinate Obama Steps Down From Paper He Owns

The reaction to our post last week on Atlanta Jewish Times owner Andrew Adler's suggestion that Israel consider "order[ing] a hit" on Barack Obama was fast and fierce: After being denounced far and wide and apologizing abjectly, Adler is reportedly stepping down as publisher.

Which is a little odd because he owns the newspaper. According to JTA, he's looking for buyers. The sale comes in the wake of an announcement earlier today by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta the it would have nothing to do with the paper unless Adler steps down.