In response to the backlash that's been created by 'Rolling Stone' magazine's choice to put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover, senior editor Christian Hoard sent - and quickly deleted - a rather offensive tweet:


Many Twitter users criticized Hoard, some for the tasteless tweet, others called him a coward for deleting it. See the responses that followed Hoard's tweet here.

The music magazine came under fire Wednesday when it announced that Tsarnaev would be featured on its cover. Many retailers are refusing to carry this month's issue.

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