Homophobic Cereal Arsonist Michael Leisner Drops Dead Watching Sons Play Tennis

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Gay-bashing gone wrong: Michael Leisner nearly setting himself on fire while protesting gay marriage by burning a box of Honey Nut Cheerios, the "treat" of homosexuals.
Remember a few weeks ago when a Minnesota man nearly lit himself on fire while protesting gay marriage by burning a box of Honey Nut Cheerios in front of the General Mills factory? Regardless, he's dead.

Michael Leisner suffered a "massive heart attack" on Saturday while sitting in his car waiting for his two sons to finish playing tennis. He died on the spot, according to local media reports.

Leisner achieved Youtube (ahem) fame a few weeks ago when he posted a video of himself lighting the Cheerios on fire with a blowtorch.  

"One out of every eight boxes of cereal in this country is Cheerios. This is really the treat now for the homosexuals," Leisner said in the video uploaded to YouTube.

The demonstration was in protests of General Mills CEO Ken Powell's support of gay rights.

The stunt went horribly wrong, and ended with Leisner nearly setting himself on fire. After setting a small fire in front of the factory, Leisner and his homophobic buddies retreated...in a hurry.

The video went viral, and ended up as fodder for the likes of Jon Stewart and Chelsea Handler. It has since been removed from Youtube (within the last 15 hours -- it could still be viewed last night).

Leisner was a "Christian," and taught the Bible on the radio, as well as posting homophobic rants on the Internet.

Scott Christian Leisner, one of his nephews, wrote on his Facebook page that his uncle was "bold as a lion for God" and will be remembered as a "flaming Elijah with the boldness of John the Baptist."

Perhaps "flaming" isn't the best adjective.

In any event, Michael Leisner: dead at 65.

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17 comments
Jaelyne
Jaelyne

If that's not a 'sign', what is???

Processed
Processed

Oh, for "flaming Elijah with the boldness of John the Baptist." 

If only there weren't others... -_-

the1d
the1d

It has to really suck to spread hate and then just die but I guess it's better than living and spreading hate.The whole planet is better off without him but that will still be one less vote for republicans.

nostradavid
nostradavid

The comedy of his video was enhanced by his purpose.

He wasn't intending to be so funny. He will be missed. 

Queerios - pour on the milk and they eat each other!

everyoneisretarded
everyoneisretarded

Ha ha. We all know he was calling gay escort services the night before. If only all the other hate mongers would follow his lead...

sdouglas3673
sdouglas3673

@bobmouldmusic karma has a strange way with things

johnclarke1
johnclarke1

@bobmouldmusic Heh. Don't even need to read the story. I'm pissing myself laughing at the headline! #bestheadlineever

euphkub79
euphkub79

Well guess what kids...  your daddy is in hell for being a hate monger.  Not so "mighty" now, is he?

gpolitica
gpolitica

@bobmouldmusic the word karma comes to mind...

TaxpayingVoter
TaxpayingVoter

Man, anything to avoid the charges authorities were looking to press on him.

wrp136
wrp136 like.author.displayName 1 Like

...the guy should have eaten the cereal.....good for the heart!

lbonsignor
lbonsignor

Mabe he was just a s self loathing flaming queen.@

 

 

WhitmanGingsburg
WhitmanGingsburg

What was he really doing in that car with his pants and magic underwear down at his ankles?

Conflicted self-hating Minnesotan f** hag?

billyjoe
billyjoe

Should we assume he was one of Michelle Bachmann's constituents?

saucebrain
saucebrain

get what u give RT @villagevoice Homophobic Cereal Arsonist Michael Leisner Drops Dead Watching Sons Play Tennis http://t.co/yUYkCWQh

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