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    Not half an hour after the explosion at Manchester Arena that claimed at least 19 lives broke, CBS contributor David Leavitt decided to take it upon himself to be the first to joke about it.

    David Leavitt Manchester Arena Tweet 1
    David Leavitt Manchester Arena Tweet 1
    David Leavitt Manchester Arena Tweet 2
    David Leavitt Manchester Arena Tweet 2

    Leavitt describes himself as a freelance contributor to CBS, AXS, Yahoo!, The Washington Examiner, and other publications. He is primarily a games, tech, fashion, and travel journalist.

    David Leavitt Manchester Arena Tweet 3
    David Leavitt Manchester Arena Tweet 3

    UPDATE: after a near-unanimous negative online response to his jokes, Leavitt has apologized. He has not deleted the initial three tweets.

    EDIT: CBS has distanced themselves from Leavitt in a tweet from their PR branch. 

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    Deadly Blast Hits Manchester Arena After Ariana Grande's Concert (164)

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