Trump Labor Dept. appointee unfairly accused of anti-Semitism reinstated

Trump Labor Dept. appointee unfairly accused of anti-Semitism reinstated
Leif Olson

[Ed. – Easy to make accusations in these politically charged times.]

On Wednesday, the Department of Labor, which had come under fire after reportedly pressuring an employee to resign after he had been unfairly accused by a Bloomberg journalist of posting an anti-Semitic message on Facebook, announced that he would be returning to his job.

Leif Olson, a religious Christian who had clearly intended his messages to mock anti-Semites, resigned last Friday after Ben Penn of Bloomberg had maligned him by accusing him of posting the anti-Semitic messages, twisting what Olson said and reporting him to the Department of Labor. As The Daily Wire’s Josh Hammer wrote in a piece ferociously denouncing Penn for his shoddy journalism and clearly partisan attack:

Penn flagged for DOL a transparently sarcastic Facebook post of Olson’s dating back to the much-ballyhooed August 2016 Paul Ryan/Paul Nehlen Republican primary race in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District. …

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