Breitbart News on Monday quickly deleted a post mocking an editor who resigned from the conservative media outlet over the way it reacted to reporter Michelle Fields' account that she was grabbed on the arm by Donald Trump's campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski.
Joel Pollak, a Breitbart editor-at-large and in-house counsel, said that he wrote the post mocking Shapiro and apologized for the post on Monday.
"The article was written by me as part of an effort to make light of a significant company event, and was published as a result of a misunderstanding without going through the normal editorial channels," Pollak said in a statement. "I apologize to Michelle Fields, my friend Ben Shapiro, and to everyone concerned."
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