Skip to comments.Left and Media (But I Repeat Myself) In a Fact-Free Frenzy to Blame Palin for Giffords Shooting
Posted on 01/09/2011 8:46:07 PM PST by Lakeshark
The facts are simple.
Jared Loughner was a lunatic. *snip*
Given the lack of connection between Palins map and the shooters actions, together with the presence of identical rhetoric from the left, the talk today is, of course, about how its all Sarah Palins fault. And the left is exploiting this shooting to the hilt facts be damned
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Insanity on display ping.
The Wellstone Memorial on steroids.
Does anyone else feel as if they have crossed a line that they will never be able go back to? This whole thing is strange and coming way to fast.
Hey pissant. This is the 50th Palin thread today. Are you going to chime in?
This is a strange one.
It was the most despicable thing he ever did, and it worked.
I'm thinking they blew it this time though.......
Associated supPress (AP) has this biased report (no mention that the suspect’s favorite books included the Communist Manifesto and Mein Kampf).
Note how they paint Giffords as a “conservative Democrat” so they can then follow up with the idea that he was probably shooting her because of her immigration beliefs. His grammar videos seemed to not implicate Hispanics at all. Rather he was just spewing his crazy thoughts. My take is he is suffering from schizophrenia.
...”Giffords, a conservative Democrat re-elected in November, faced threats and heckling over her support for immigration reform and the health care overhaul. Her office was vandalized the day the House approved the landmark health care measure.
It is not clear whether those issues motivated the shooter to fire on the crowd gathered to meet Giffords.
In a YouTube video, which featured text against a dark background, Loughner described inventing a new U.S. currency and complained about the illiteracy rate among people living in Giffords’ congressional district in Arizona. “
AP is so pathetic!
The libs and the MSM (yes I know that's redundant, just trying for complete coverage of the conspiracy) will throw anything and everything at Sarah Palin leading up to the 2012 election. Nothing will be off-limits. By this time next year I expect them to say she is is cheating on her husband with an alien. No, not someone who crossed the boarder into Arizona illegally, someone that flew here in a UFO from a galaxy far far away... I'm serious, I expect the PDS to get that silly.
"Abraham Lincoln (1865) - killed by John Wilkes Booth, a Democrat
James Garfield (1881) - killed by Charles J. Guiteau, a Democrat
William McKinley (1901) - killed by Leon Czolgosz, Democratic Anarchist
John F. Kennedy (1963) - killed by Lee Harvey Oswald, Communist
Andrew Jackson by Robert B. Randolph, Democrat Liberal
Franklin D. Roosevelt by Giuseppe Zangara, Democrat Liberal
Harry S. Truman by Pedro Albizu Campos, Nationalist Socialist
Gerald Ford by Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, a follower of Charles Manson, Socialist
Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley, Jr., Registered Democrat"
We can now add Giffords shooting to this list.
Excellent list! Bravo!! —I’m sure we could add millions of victims to that list of leftist assassins.
None of my guns killed anyone today, not one.
Is this Sarah Palin’s fault too?
Don’t recall 1/8 of the screaming and hollering when President Reagan was shot. Nor was there as much hoopla caused by the Ft. Hood shooting. Heck, “they” barely acknowledge 9/11.
They, the Media/Lefties are desperate because...THEY LOST. That’s all this is about. It’s so bad, it’s as if the Dems PAID Giffords for his services.
My BAD. Paid Loughner. Geez.
I’m sickened they aren’t tarred, feathered and humiliated.
Please pray for all their souls.
I think this kind of talk may turn off a lot of people in the political center. I have no doubt that Palin’s comments and website had absolutely no influence on the young man who did this shooting. It is possible, on the other hand, that the increasingly violent TV shows that Hollywood is producing could influence some unstable people. But you hear nothing from liberals about the possible influence of graphic TV violence, and of course that’s because Hollywood is dominated by left-wing democrats.
The Democrats have no class trying to politically capitalize off such a tragedy.
LMSM is dividing us. If it weren’t for them, our entire country would be joined together to support the victims and their families.
Instead, we have are forced to spend the time fighting the liberal media’s lies.
This stuff about crosshairs being some kind of “attack symbol” is totally ridiculous. Crosshairs are just a device used to indicate a location in a two-dimensional area. Crosshairs are used by surveyors, in map software, forex chart software, stock chart software, and numerous other applications. For an example of crosshairs used in foreign exchange chart software, go here and set up a simple chart:
They crossed this line a long time ago. Every time a tragedy strikes the left media is quick to pounce and cast blame on conservatives.
Holocaust Memorial shooter
IRS plane crasher
Just to name 3.
You might also remember how the media jumped on the Ft Hood massacre before the facts were known. This has become the standard operating procedure for the left media.
I remember the daily stories in the local media linking the IRS plane crasher (Marx-spouting, Bush-hating, Catholic bashing, capitalism hating... you get the picture) to the TEA Party.
I watched the TV reports where the reporters showed up at TEA Party events and make the attendees “distance themselves from the suicide attacker”. The Dallas Morning News did the same thing. These “journalists” knew very well it was a lie, but the MSM hasn’t been about reporting the truth for a very long time.
KOS: My CongressWOMAN [Giffords] voted against Nancy Pelosi! And is now DEAD to me!
dailyKOS via google cache ^ | BoyBlue
This is actually more insane and more disgraceful than anything that came out in 2008 during the original wave of Palin Derangement Syndrome.
Don’t forget they are blaming conservative talk radio and the Tea Party. This is even though it was a Leftist moon bad that did this.
Despicable! The left went into overdrive as soon as this happened as if this is what they have been waiting for. People are dead, including a nine year old! A woman is fighting for her life and the democrats and their minions are happily exploiting this for political gain! I pray that this backfires on them.
I just read a news report this a.m. that this nutjob Loughner had been “stalking” Rep. Giffords going back 3+ years. That was well before Palin burst onto the national scene.
How could anyone with an iota of common sense make such a connection?! /rhetorical
Seriously, Marlowe. You've really got to stop stalking pissant like this.
He's on record defending Sarah Palin on this thread that he posted today: Tragedy marks turning point for Palin (Lung Barfer)
They have been desperately hoping for a conservative, Tea Party type to commit a heinous act of violence for some time now, as a pretense for delegitimizing conservative speech. This is something that Glenn Beck is constantly warning about, and the liberals' reaction to this tragedy has proved him right beyond a shadow of a doubt. Unfortunately for them, the Gifford shooter appears to be a nutcase with no discernable ideology. So the sadsack liberals are once again left waiting for their perfect conservative killer.