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‘Unbalanced People … Respond to the Vitriol That Comes Out of Certain Mouths’

Posted on | January 9, 2011 | 13 Comments

Yeah, that’s what Sheriff Dupnik said, and here’s CNN video:

William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection has the documents from the criminal charges filed against Jared Loughner. But obviously, Sheriff Dupnik has a point. And I think we know who, more than anyone else in America, is responsible for unloading unspeakably hateful “vitriol” into the minds of “unbalanced people”:

Keith Olbermann named Sarah Palin, Sharron Angle, Allen West, Glenn Beck, Bill O’Reilly and the Tea Party movement as somehow responsible for Loughner’s crime. He named them without any evidence or testimony indicating they had anything to do with it. This was indeed a “Special Comment,” and certainly it deserves a special reply.

UPDATE: Noel Sheppard: “ABC Interviews Friend of Giffords Shooter, Ignores Her Claim He’s Liberal.”

It’s not just one network or a handful of tendentious commentators. The atrociously biased reporting — the guilt-by-association tactics even when there is no actual association — we have seen in the coverage of this crime can only be termed the MSNBC-ization of the media.


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