06/25/2012 04:51 pm ET

Jalopnik: Detroit City Council President Bullies Intern On Twitter

What began as an innocuous tweet about Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh turned into a Twitter boxing match, with the politician delivering most of blows to an intern at Automotive News — an auto-focused industry publication.

The intern, Josh Sidorowicz, had agreed with the gist of an opinion piece criticizing Pugh for spending too much time concentrating on sharing the secrets of his successful weight loss program (he lost 60 pounds) and not enough time saving the crumbling city from disastrous economic collapse.

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