I just got off the phone with Bay Buchanan who confirms that Marcus Epstein is still executive director of The American Cause, and will be until June 20th. She says his departure has nothing to do with the karate chopping incident, but with his departure for law school.
“The whole incident was inexcusable,” Buchanan said. “The language in particular was offensive to anyone by any standard.” But, “Marcus Epstein has shown tremendous courage in addressing some serious personal problems and he has turned his life around.”
She said she’s known about this case for nearly two years, but agreed to let him stay on staff contingent upon full rehabilitation.