Skip to comments.CNN Smears Political Right, Labels Wisconsin Shooter's Racist Neo-Nazi Band as 'Far Right'
Posted on 08/06/2012 7:24:38 PM PDT by Kaslin
CNN associated a white supremacist neo-Nazi band with the political right-wing as it labeled the punk rock band of Wisconsin shooter Wade Michael Page as "far right."
CNN had reported Page's band named "End Apathy" as "white supremacist," "neo-Nazi," and as a "hate group." Yet it also repeatedly labeled it "far right" on Sunday and Monday. [Video below the break. Audio here.]
CNN Smears Political Right, Labels Wisconsin Shooter's Racist neo-Nazi Band as 'Far Right'
A Sunday CNN.com piece reported "neighbors say" that Page "played in a far-right punk band." A couple of paragraphs down the label popped up again.
On Monday morning during the 11 a.m. hour, anchor Kate Bolduan stated that Page played for "this far-right punk band called 'End Apathy'." She used the label "far-right punk band" twice more to describe "End Apathy."
On Monday afternoon during the 1 p.m. hour, the CNN headline read "Suspect Linked to Far-Right Band."
And later during the 3 p.m. hour, anchor Alina Cho showed pictures of Page performing in "what's being described as a far-right band called 'End Apathy'."
However, CNN also classified the band as a "hate group" and "neo-Nazi." For instance, correspondent Drew Griffin emphasized the band's white supremacist message. Page, he said, "was very much involved in white supremacy, in white supremacy rock bands, and in white supremacy festivals where these rock bands converge around the country."
A CNN headline during the 11 a.m. hour read "Sikh Temple Gunman's Ties to Hate Group: Was member of neo-Nazi punk band, 'End Apathy'."
Do people still watch that channel? If it’s not on FOX it didn’t happen!
NAZI: National Socialists Worker’s Party. Seems Leftwing to me.
Sorry kids but the neonazis are all running in the same circles as code pink these days.
And yet the shooter at Fort Hood is described as a lone gunman, and we are told not to jump to conclusions even though he had terrorist contacts.
As far as I know, this guy was a lone shooter too. Now of course, it’s reasoned to jump to every sordid conclusion you can make up.
For the record, I am very sad to see what this gunman did at the Sikh Temple. There was no call for it. It was a shameful, evil thing to do, to innocent people.
CNN, your desperation is showing.
Another DNCp moment...
The old left-wing sh!t doesn’t work as well anymore.
David Duke, Why Cindy Sheehan is right.
BTW: Don’t think CNN did this in a vacuum. The coordination when it comes to the White House, the DNC, the Leftist talking heads, and the DNCp, means that there’s a very good chance this was directed from the President himself.
Neo Nazi’s are Socialists..The Socialist Party of America already endorsed Obama..gee let’s put two and two together shall we
I would conclude that the far left anti religious groups who support Obama were involved or at the very least helped encourage this anti-religious nut.
He probably figured his actions would not be covered by the liberal media.
Is David Duke still a democrat?
I want to post this on Twitter with the title:
Democrat David Duke: Why Cindy Sheehan is right
(if he’s a dem)
I don’t doubt it one bit
I suspect he’s probably a democrat. Nobody else is going to claim him. Wiki claims he’s a republican.
Dear CNN, The Nazi demonic guy is Far-Below and he is only a few rungs lower than you scum-balls.
Doesn’t Nazism mean National Socialism? Somebody might want to tell that to Scooter down at the Walking Dead Network, CNN.
The FOX News blonde news reader, during a break from Greta, just described the guy as a right wing extremist. So it’s not only CNN.
Yeah, he may have been a republican at one time most likely because he wanted to run against another democrat. I googled him and his endorsements are almost all democrats. The last I knew he was a democrat. Just didn’t know if maybe he went independent.
Hey commie libs at CNN I never heard of this punk band. They are so far from the ‘right’ they are right at your back side.
My sympathies to the families and friends of those taken down in this senseless slaughter.
the Nazis are leftist democrats ...they hate republicans
this just tells me the shooter was Obama’s minion. Of course I still think the Colorado shooter was Obama’s minion and this just shows how stupid the press is.
I heard blondie on Fox report same thing as cnn. Tomorrow the lid will be off and that is going to be the mantra from all of them. They couldn’t wait to find a nut that fits their bill. Meanwhile, not much about the wacko that shot up the folks in the theatre other than his shrink reported it to the University police. Does anyone else get the feeling that most of this garbage could have been prevented if people just did their jobs? Instead they can’t wait to try to disarm us.
It has to be very uncomfortable for the run-of-the-mill socialists in the White House right now, knowing that one of their philosophical fellow travelers, a neo-National Socialist type, was responsible for this heinous act of cowardice and evil.
Conservatives aren’t left or right. Left or right are the two hands of Socialism. Hitler is Stalin, and Stalin is Hitler, so to speak. Democrats represent both of them in all their stages.
Conservatives arent left or right. Left or right are the two hands of Socialism. Hitler is Stalin, and Stalin is Hitler, so to speak. Democrats represent both of them in all their stages.
I’ve never heard this before, but it makes a hell of a lot of sense. Would you please expand on this?
Commie libs have perverse minds... contrast their reaction to the Ft. Hood massacre to this evil. Their reaction and how to present it becomes the news. Premeditated murder is just that no matter who commits the act. The world has gone insane.
This guy couldn't tell a Muslim from a ham sandwich. His screws came loose and became another murdering psycho.
The media is trying to turn this guy into some nazi rightwing kingpin...All while trying to associate him with everything they happen to dislike.
The man was loser mental case. End of story.
It isn’t esoteric. The terms left wing and right wing properly belong in Europe, describing the contortions of Socialism as it developed there. Both Hitler and Mussolini began their Socialist life as good Marxists. As the illusions of Utopianism gave way to reality, they became Fascist, but still Socialist. Likewise many observers of the Soviet Union realized that there was no practical difference between Stalin and Hitler. No matter how you arrived at the collective solution and the death of liberty, it was ugly and deadly.
Conservatives in America have nothing in common with the left or right as it stems from European politics. True, Democrats can identify with the left in Europe, and Socialism everywhere, but how many Republicans share common ground with Nazis, new or old, or skin heads, or fascist? The closest America has come to that kind of collective control of race, labor and community were the plantations in the South, the foundation of the Democratic Party. Modern conservatism in the US is as far away from that thinking as it gets. We aren’t the right wing of the left. We identify with the Republicans of Lincoln, to an extent, but modern conservatism mostly identifies with the Founders and the Constitution, with free enterprise, individualism, private property and liberty. Most of us recognize the Christian influence of this nation, as did the Founders, and we recognize the importance of common culture and principles, but we don’t believe it is government’s place to determine what our religion will be, or tell us how we can or can’t worship, so long as we live in goodwill towards others, respecting their life, liberty and pursuit of happiness. None of this is right wing in the slightest, even when the extremes of Libertarianism and social conservatism are taken into consideration. We are dubbed right wing because we stand opposed to the left wing, Democrats, but that is their aberration, and we shouldn’t concede to it. Socialists, Democrats, will eventually evolve into their own right wing, and it will have nothing to do with us.
A lot of people will believe it is the right if not corrected. thats what they count on. Bothers me that no one is tracking down this mans personal info like they did the Colorado shooter. By the next day at noon we knew his background and family.Now we just know what we are being fed.
I wish I would have read your post before getting into the debate I had with one of my co-workers last night.
Outstanding summary. Thank you.
The elite needed a right wing fall guy. I will believe these are shooting real when we have one without the shooter on serious mind drugs.
You are exactly right. Anyone with a knowledge of the Nazi Party knows they were EXTREME LEFTWINGERS if anything. Damn sure not Right-Wing. But cows will fly before the media
calls anyone an EXTREME LEFTWING RADICAL, which the shooter was.