Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Hater Happenings: Glenn Beck & Fox News

A conspiracist killed three officers because he thought Obama was going to take away his guns and the end of the world was near... From Media Matters.com:

"After a night of drinking, followed by an early-morning argument with his mother, with whom he shared a Pittsburgh apartment, 22-year-old Richard Poplawski put on a bulletproof vest, grabbed his guns, including an AK-47 rifle, and waited for the police to respond to the domestic disturbance call his mother had placed. When two officers arrived at the front door, Poplawski shot them both in the head, and then killed another officer who tried to rescue his colleagues.

In the wake of the bloodbath, we learned that Poplawski was something of a conspiracy nut who embraced dark, radical rhetoric about America. He was convinced the government wanted to take away his guns, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. Specifically, Poplawski, as one friend described it, feared "the Obama gun ban that's on the way" and "didn't like our rights being infringed upon." (FYI, there is no Obama gun ban in the works.) The same friend said the shooter feared America was "going to see the end of our times."

This is from Eric Boehlert's story entitled: Glenn Beck and the rise of Fox News' militia media.
Please read the full story HERE.

This was another tragedy that happened recently because of the hatred that Glenn Beck and other FOX news "analysts" have been spewing. This kind of shit is horrible and very similar to the Adkisson church-shooting case in Knoxville, Tennessee. When will these tv personalities realize that words really matter. SMH.

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