Saturday, January 8, 2011
Quick Thoughts on Keith Olbermann and the Ideology of AZ Shooter
I was at a meeting of Republican activists this morning when I saw the news regarding the mass shooting in AZ. It is sad that liberals like Keith Olbermann so quickly sought to use this violent event as a tool to silence independent and conservative voices.
For the record, I just checked out Jared Lee Loughner's YouTube site.
It's a mixed bag of foolishness. He favorited a YouTube video that features a flag burning. One of his videos concludes with the phrase, "I'm able to control every belief and religion by being the mind controller!" He says one of his favorite books is The Communist Manifesto. As far as I can tell, he looks like a pot-smoking atheist addicted to nonsensical syllogisms. Folks should review Keith Olbermann's comments attacking Hillary Clinton in 2008 before they start blaming the innocent for the actions of a "mind controller."
In the meantime, our thoughts and prayers are with the victims in AZ tonight.
John C. Drew, Ph.D. is an award-winning political scientist.