Andrew Breitbart Dead at 43
His sites confirm the conservative blogger died in LA this morning
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Mar 1, 2012 8:42 AM CST
Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart, who runs and, gestures during an interview.   (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

(Newser) – Andrew Breitbart's Big Government today confirmed that its founder died early this morning at the age of 43. "With a terrible feeling of pain and loss we announce" that "Andrew passed away unexpectedly from natural causes shortly after midnight this morning in Los Angeles," it reports. The LA Coroner's office told ABC he died at UCLA Medical Center. The Atlantic Wire reached out to the editor-in-chief of, who said, "I can't tell you more than I have already, unfortunately. We'll know more later."

From the tribute on Breitbart's website: "Andrew lived boldly, so that we more timid souls would dare to live freely and fully, and fight for the fragile liberty he showed us how to love."

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Mar 1, 2012 5:05 PM CST
I have always considered liberals to be a pathetic group with no class. Thank you all for confirming my opinion of you in so many of the comments below.
Mar 1, 2012 2:25 PM CST
How does someone die of natural causes at 43?
Mar 1, 2012 2:10 PM CST
well then - allow me to extend to this piece of excrement the same courtesy he extended Senator Kennedy.