‚ÄúRobin Williams didn‚Äôt die from a disease, he died from his choice.‚ÄĚ
That‚Äôs the title of blogger and radio show host Matt Walsh‚Äôs controversial blog post that he said immediately sparked a massive array of ‚Äúhateful and violent‚ÄĚ rebuttals. Walsh told TheBlaze that the reaction has been both diverse and overwhelming, with thousands of emails flooding in and readers raging against him on social media.
‚ÄúI‚Äôve had more people telling me to kill myself than ever before in my life,‚ÄĚ Walsh said in an interview Wednesday.
Walsh said he initially assumed that his commentary, which addressed Williams‚Äô death and some of the complex elements associated with suicide, would be confined to his typical readership circle after he posted it Tuesday. He said he was surprised to see it quickly go viral, sparking intense reaction across the board. ...