Skip to comments.Hypocritical Media And The Family Research Council Shooting
Posted on 08/16/2012 9:30:26 AM PDT by Guido2012
Another incident of gun violence by an ignorant, misguided bigot, fueled by hate speech and political group ideology. Thats the standard media mantra every time there is a shooting, especially before all of the facts come to light. The leftist media is quick to point out that talk radio and conservative organizations contribute to these kinds of shootings, but one thing always turns up missing evidence.
Despite their failure to find a story fitting their preconceived template, one wonders how they would handle a story that contradicts this narrative. Well, wonder no more. All you have to do is observe how they treated the shooting at the Family Research Council (FRC) yesterday.
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Despite their failure to find a story fitting their preconceived template, one wonders how they would handle a story that contradicts this narrative. Well, wonder no more. All you have to do is observe how they treated the shooting at the Family Research Council (FRC) yesterday. To them, all of the facts in this case were wrong. The target of the shooting was a conservative group which promotes family values. The alleged shooter was a volunteer at a community center for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, or LGBT as they call it because it sounds less extreme. And worst of all, the gunman allegedly attributed his own actions to the policies of the FRC. This wasnt supposed to happen like this. In the medias universe, all of the hate comes from the right. They cant handle it when the hate comes from one of their own ranks, although thats exactly where most of the hate comes from these days.
So what to do with a story like this? Ignore it. Not that it didnt get reported. It just didnt have the life that a story meeting all of their own prejudices would have gotten. As proof, I checked all of the usual suspects (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN) web sites today and had a hard time finding the story only 24 hours after the shooting. On Fox News, it was still one of their lead stories. On one media web site I actually had to do a search to find it. And when I did find the story, the focus was on the bravery of the guard who, despite being shot, wrestled the gunman to the ground and halted any further violence. And ABC was the only one that even tried to see the connection between the gunmans political views and why he wanted to shoot people at the FRC, despite what witnesses heard him clearly say. And none of the networks called what he said hate speech or tried to blameleft wing groups as motivation for the shooting, as they would have if the situation were reversed. As further evidence of this extraordinary bias, check and see if this story ever sees the light of day past today (8/16/12). If the situation were reversed, we would be inundated with weeks or even months of politicians, academicians, psychologists, and talking media pundits telling us how we need to silence talk radio, Fox News, and conservative blogs, while at the same time promoting more gun control legislation.
And where is the outrage that would be present if the shooter had been a right wing guy? The only politicians that said anything were Romney, Obama, and Boehner, all of whom said the same vanilla stuff about deploring violence, but saying nothing about hate. There has been no response by the left, sympathetic or otherwise, and there will be little inquiry by the media into the life of the FRC gunman, even though hes still alive, because doing so would expose how he came to hold such extremist views about an honorable organization. There has been no condemnation by gay activists, LGBT organizations, or leftists groups that I can find. You get the feeling that the media didnt even ask them for comment, as they always do to the NRA or other conservative groups whenever there is an incident of gun violence. Where are the calls for civil discourse and tolerance from the leftists? Missing in action. Selective condemnation of intolerance and hate speech is apparently only a liberal sport.
The media is not hypocritical, they are knowing and willing vile, corrupt, propogandizing enablers of the Demonic Party.
I have been waiting for this opportunity!
Obama and his Chicago politics is responsible for this atrocity!
So called Planned Parenthood abortion mills are responsible for this atrocity!
Sandra Flook and her demand for public support for her profligate promiscuity are responsible for this atrocity!
All Democrat elected officials are responsible for this atrocity!
All rabid radio and TV liberals are responsible for this atrocity!
League of Women Voters is responsible for this atrocity!
The GLBT perverts are responsible for this atrocity!
My apologies for parasite groups I may have overlooked.
Facts? Who needs stinkin' facts?
You perverts all created and normalized the knee-jerk coin.
Enjoy it, doofuses.
Exactly. I really cannot stand them.
“Hypocritical Media” is a redundancy.
The headline should read, “Fascist Propaganda Organs...”
The Leftist media is just as sick and twisted as the sexual deviant that tried to murder the guard. I’ll bet some of them got a vicarious thrill up the leg when one of their own attacked conservatives.
I feel totally inept at having missed the biggest violator of common sense and a blatant racist organization...
Southern Poverty Law Center
Who label any individual or group who philosophically disagrees with them as "terrorists hate groups."
They are most responsible for the massacre.
They appeal to the lowest IQ level and dullest of society, which tends to be the most violence prone.
They were just called out by Tony Perkins of FRC.org
Enjoy it, doofuses.
Excellent rant, er...shouldn't that be doofii?