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Bob Hunter you will be missed
May 2, 2005 2:54 PM   Subscribe

Greenpeace co-founder Bob Hunter dies.
posted by Hanover Phist (15 comments total)

 
"His editorials on the station won countless awards. His "Paper Cuts" segment on Breakfast Television was a morning ritual for hundreds of thousands."

He will be missed.
posted by Hanover Phist at 2:56 PM on May 2, 2005


Greenpeace article on Hunter.
posted by R. Mutt at 3:09 PM on May 2, 2005


This is sad. The founding members of greenpeace all seemed like the right people to lead such a group, and Bob Hunter specifically provided enough clarity to everyone that major newspapers and CITY-TV were willing to hire him for his opinions -- opinions held in high enough regard to be willing to retract them when he made mistakes (which everyone does).

I'm not a greenpeace supporter myself, but if I were born earlier I think someone like this might have been able to convince me otherwise.
posted by shepd at 3:11 PM on May 2, 2005


This is sad. He lived a good life, unlike another founder of Greenpeace now known as a "a corporate whore, an eco-Judas, a lowlife bottom-sucking parasite who has grown rich from sacrificing environmentalist principles for plain old money."
posted by Rumple at 3:21 PM on May 2, 2005


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posted by AlexReynolds at 3:23 PM on May 2, 2005


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posted by C17H19NO3 at 3:29 PM on May 2, 2005


Has Mayor Curley sodomized him yet?
posted by mischief at 3:31 PM on May 2, 2005


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posted by lilboo at 4:14 PM on May 2, 2005


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I remember when he ran as a candidate in one of the Toronto regions in 2001. I so wanted to do a vote swap to get him in, despite his health already failing him. He will be missed, from both environmental and journalism realms.
posted by myopicman at 4:47 PM on May 2, 2005


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posted by bobo123 at 5:09 PM on May 2, 2005


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posted by item at 5:10 PM on May 2, 2005


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posted by unrepentanthippie at 5:42 PM on May 2, 2005


assasinated by the french, no doubt.
posted by delmoi at 6:53 PM on May 2, 2005


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posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 7:23 PM on May 2, 2005


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posted by purephase at 10:16 AM on May 3, 2005


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