Question: What do liberal
journalists and politicians do when an alleged triple-murderer
heaps praise on lefties in media and Hollywood for their efforts?
Question: How many times over the past four years have
exploitative liberal journalists and Democratic leaders rushed to
pin random acts of violence on the tea party, Republicans, Fox News
and conservative talk radio?
Answer: Nearly a dozen times, including the 2009 massacre of
three Pittsburgh police officers (which lib journos falsely blamed
on Fox News, Glenn Beck and the "heated, apocalyptic rhetoric of
the anti-Obama forces"); the 2009 suicide insurance scam/murder
hoax of Kentucky census worker Bill Sparkman (which New York
magazine falsely blamed on Rush Limbaugh, "conservative media
personalities, websites and even members of Congress"); the 2009
Holocaust museum shooting (which MSNBC commentator Joan Walsh
blamed on Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly and yours truly); the 2010 Times
Square jihad bomb plot (which Mayor Michael Bloomberg falsely
blamed on tea party activists protesting Obamacare); and the 2011
Tucson massacre, which liberals continue to blame on former GOP
vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin.
Question: What will this rabid Blame Righty mob do now that an
alleged triple-murderer has singled out prominent lefties in the
media and Hollywood for fawning praise as part of his crazed
manifesto advocating cop-killing?
Answer: Evade, deflect, ignore and whitewash.
This week, former Los Angeles Police Department Officer
Christopher Dorner allegedly shot and killed three innocent people
in cold blood. He remains the subject of a massive manhunt as of
Friday morning. Dorner posted an 11,000-word manifesto on Facebook
that outlined his chilling plans to target police officers.
CNN headlined its story on the rant: "Alleged cop-killer details
threats to LAPD and why he was driven to violence." MSNBC reported:
"Manifesto: Alleged Revenge Shooter Named Targets." KTLA-TV in Los
Angeles went with: "Christopher Dorner's Manifesto (Disturbing
Content and Language)."
There was a curious, blaring omission in both the headlines and
the stories from these supposedly objective outlets, though. Dorner
expressed rather pointed, explicit views of news personalities and
celebrities who have influenced, entertained and uplifted him.
Dorner praised stars from Ellen DeGeneres and Charlie Sheen
("you're effin awesome") to "Jennifer Beals, Serena Williams ...
Tamron Hall ... Natalie Portman, Queen Latifah ... Kelly Clarkson,
Nora Jones, Laura Prepon, Margaret Cho and Rutina Wesley."
The shout-outs to liberal journalists go on at length:
"Chris Matthews, Joe Scarborough, Pat Harvey, Brian Williams,
Soledad Obrien (sic), Wolf Blitzer, Meredith Viera (sic), Tavis
Smiley and Anderson Cooper, keep up the great work and follow
Cronkite's lead," Dorner cheered. "I hold many of you in the same
regard as Tom Brokaw and the late Peter Jennings."
Dorner also offered an "atta boy" to notorious, anti-Second
Amendment CNN anchor Piers Morgan, suggesting he be given "an
indefinite resident alien and Visa card." Offering up his political
counsel, Dorner added: "I want you to know that I agree with you
100 percent on enacting stricter firearm laws, but you must
understand that your critics will always have in the back of their
mind that you are native to a country that we won our sovereignty
from while using firearms as a last resort in defense and you come
from a country that has no legal private ownership of
Dorner reminded MSNBC's Joe Scarborough that they had "met at
McGuire's pub in P-cola in 2002 when I was stationed there. It was
an honor conversing with you about politics, family and life." The
alleged triple-murderer also advised "Today" show personality
Willie Geist: "(Y)ou're a talented and charismatic journalist. Stop
with all the talk show shenanigans and get back to your core of
reporting. Your future is brighter than most."
It's ridiculous, of course, to blame these journos for the
deaths of three innocents in Southern California. But herein lies a
teachable moment. In the sick cycle of recent politicized
tragedies, the Blame Righty mob demanded that conservative media
personalities and GOP politicians apologize for crimes they didn't
commit; called for increased regulation of political free speech;
and cranked up its decades-old machinery to stifle conservative
talk radio in the name of public safety and civility. Even the
remotest connection to anything right-wing was excuse enough to
convict conservatives for homicidal sprees.
And while the Blame Righty crowd still inveighs about Palin's
completely innocent use of crosshairs on a political map, they have
fallen silent about
the stunning admission of Floyd Lee Corkins, who pleaded guilty
this week to attempting to murder members of the conservative
Family Research Council in Washington, DC, last summer.
Corkins said he wanted to "kill as many as possible and smear
the Chick-fil-A sandwiches (he had brought) in victims' faces, and
kill the guard." How did he pick the office? From a "hate map"
published by the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center -- the
leading guilt-by-association witch-hunt crew targeting
Ho-hum. Nothing to see here, move along. Be vewwy, vewwy
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Michelle Malkin (firstname.lastname@example.org) is author of "Culture
of Corruption: Obama and his Team of Tax Cheats, Crooks &
Cronies" (Regnery 2010).
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