Many media figures outside of Fox News mourned Colmes’ passing too with many kind things to say about him, but Slate put out a jaw-droppingly nasty obituary about Colmes that called him a “liberal weakling” who played the part of a “patsy” on the network. It read in part, “Colmes was the most absurd, useless, and mocked television personality in America for many years, precisely because he was nice.”

Hannity was appalled by the piece––posted hours after Colmes’ death, with his family still in mourning––and blasted it on Twitter…