Michael Leisner, Cheerios-burning homophobe, under criminal investigation
Homophobia doesn't pay, kids.
THE LEISNER FILES:
-- General Mills protest: Homophobe megafails while trying to light Cheerios on fire [VIDEO]
-- The General Mills Cheerios-burning Flaming Homophobe is Michael Leisner, 65
-- Michael Leisner, Cheerios-burning homophobe, fired from job over General Mills protest
The news just keeps getting worse for 65-year-old Michael Leisner.
First he had to suffer through the embarrassment of having his blundering brand of scorched-grass homophobia put on public display after his son pulled a Brutus and posted footage of his General Mills anti-gay marriage protest to YouTube. Yesterday brought news that his antics cost him his job with Greater Midwest Properties, where he worked as a real estate broker. And now comes news that Leisner is being investigated for possible charges by the Golden Valley Police Department.
Cops in Golden Valley, home to the food conglomerate, are probing Michael Leisner's recent blowtorch-aided demonstration next to the entrance to the firm's corporate campus.
Golden Valley Police Department Chief Stacy Carlson said the "ongoing investigation" began yesterday and could take a couple of weeks. She declined to say whether cops have spoken with the 65-year-old Leisner. Nor would she comment on what specific crimes are being investigated.
The news shouldn't come as a complete shock to Leisner. When asked earlier this week if he thought law enforcement might contact him with questions about his LOL-worthy homo-hating, he replied, "I suppose it's possible."
Still, news of the investigation prompts us to ask: How bad can it get for Leisner? If things continue to unravel on their current course, next we'll hear that his wife has filed for divorce. Won't that be ironic?
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