The alleged threats against Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) were pretty wild. A man was arrested after he reportedly threatened to cut off her head. But there’s a twist: Both he and the congresswoman are apparently tied to the same obscure Hare Krishna sect in Hawaii.
Nick Martin is an associate editor at TPM in New York City. He came to the site in 2011 as a reporter for TPMMuckraker. Previously, he worked in Arizona, first as a staff reporter for a local newspaper and later as a freelance journalist. He also ran the news blog Heat City. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org