About That Lion Killer
Credit: news.vice.com
July 29, 2015

UPDATE: He also settled a sexual harassment claim.

Okay, if you’re on social media you know all about the American dentist who bribed Zimbabwe officials $55,000 to kill a beloved and iconic 13 year old lion, who was then skinned and beheaded.

His name is Walter Palmer and he’s a dentist in Minnesota.

Cecil the lion, known for his black mane, was about 13 years old and a famous attraction for wildlife tourists in Zimbabwe until, earlier this month, he was tempted outside a national park using bait and shot with a bow and arrow. He is believed to have taken 40 hours to die.

He’s a repeat customer.

In 2008, Palmer pleaded guilty to a felony charge tied to his shooting of a black bear in an unauthorized area of western Wisconsin, according to federal court documents.

You can flip over here and see all the other trophy animals he’s hunted.

But here’s the part you didn’t know but probably suspected. This sumbitch is a Republican. Here ya go.

He’s a Romney donor.


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