Skip to comments.Weaponizing Death
Posted on 05/11/2023 5:40:07 AM PDT by Heartlander
Recently there has been a spate of horrific murders.
The killers, whether committing mass shootings or single homicides, are hard to stereotype.
They can be clearly either mentally ill or simply innately evil. They can kill for revenge, for ideological purposes, out of hatred, for notoriety—or for no known reason at all.
They are probably left-wing and right-wing, white, black, and brown, young, and old. While their weapons of choice are semiautomatic rifles, there are plenty of killers who favor handguns and even knives.
Unfortunately, these tragedies increasingly have become politicized.
Yet our media and politicians do not apply a common standard of reporting about either the victims, the killers, or the apparent motives and circumstances of the violence.
Instead, each horror is quickly analyzed for its political usefulness. Then its details are electively downplayed or emphasized, depending upon the political agenda at work.
A sad example was the terrible murder spree at the private Christian Covenant School in Nashville. A transgender male lethally shot six people, including three 9-year-old children.BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images
Almost immediately, three media narratives emerged.
One, semiautomatic weapons, not the killer Audrey Hale, were mostly responsible for the massacre.
Two, the shooter’s transgender identity profile played no role in the killing whatsoever.
Three, the public had no need to know of the contents of the shooter’s “manifesto.”
The media and authorities apparently assumed Hale’s written rantings tried to justify the murders because of Christianity’s supposed disapproval of transgenderism.
That censored reaction to the Tennessee shooting was quite different from another mass murder committed nearly six weeks later in Allen, Texas by a former security guard Mauricio Garcia.
Within minutes of the identification of the shooter, the media blared that Garcia wore pro-Nazi insignia and was thus a “white supremacist.”
Apparently that narrative was deemed useful...
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Great article. I assume the left has a network of media and government stooges who immediately swing into action whenever shootings occur who quickly analyze the shooter’s details in order to downplay or emphasize them depending on those details as VDH points out. It’s actually chilling that we have these media/government ghouls in our midst.
John Lott Jr
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I remember sitting glued to the TV. 3 airplanes on 9/11/01 killed more. Many rescuers died years later of toxic fumes. Tim McVeigh The Morrow Building, all those Military targets the Muzzies blew up.
Man charged with murder after shooting 3 people when $3 gas station purchase was declined
They do nore than analyze. They frantically scrub the perp’s social media and whiteface them if they don’t fit the narrative.
Absolutely. Then they lie and lie and lie.
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