Dylan Byers reports that Martin Bashir is “on vacation” following his scheisse-fantasy-inspired tirade against Sarah Palin:
Sources at the network said Bashir had been temporarily suspended from the network following graphic remarks he made last month about the former governor from Alaska. In that segment, Bashir suggested that Palin should be forced to endure slavery like conditions, including the consumption of feces.
MSNBC spokesperson Lauren Skowronski told a different story: “He’s still out on vacation,” she wrote in an email. Asked multiple times when Bashir would return from vacation, Skowronski did not respond.
A little birdy tells FishbowlDC that Bashir has been spotted in central London over the weekend. If any of our limey readers catch a glimpse of the elusive (and probably endangered) host, let us know. Better yet, send us a pic!