Day: June 14, 2009

Frank Rich (NYT)

Frank Rich penned a revealing column about the “silent enablers” who help stoke the fires of crackpots and zealots through incendiary rhetoric.

Due to an unprecedented degree of fear mongering (Obama is an anti-American, secret Muslim, Jew-controlled, socialist, fascist, Marxist, pinko, baby-killing Antichrist!) and a historic, sea-changing election, the number of fanatical Fruit Loops has sky-rocketed.

What are they mad at? Everyone. What are they afraid of? Everything. What’s their answer to that anger and fear? Kill something. Fun times.

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Jacqueline Carter 60, the mother of Stephen Johns who was murdered working as a security guard at the Holocaust Museum by James Von Brunn in Washington DC. (Source: NY Daily News/Theodorakis)I know there’s supposed to be an “alleged” in there, but, yeah. I don’t really care.

WASHINGTON (CNN) — The man charged with killing a security officer at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum is expected to survive his subsequent shooting by other security officers, the FBI said in a statement released Saturday.

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