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CNN Smears Political Right, Labels Wisconsin Shooter's Racist Neo-Nazi Band as 'Far Right'
NewsBusters.org ^ | August 6, 2012 | Matt Hadro

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'."


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cnn; liberalmedia; skinheads; wadepage

1 posted on 08/06/2012 7:24:44 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Do people still watch that channel? If it’s not on FOX it didn’t happen!


2 posted on 08/06/2012 7:27:10 PM PDT by 1035rep (Obama: "I killed Bin Laden" ...you didn't do that. Somebody else made that happen.)
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NAZI: National Socialists Worker’s Party. Seems Leftwing to me.


3 posted on 08/06/2012 7:30:39 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: Kaslin

Sorry kids but the neonazis are all running in the same circles as code pink these days.


4 posted on 08/06/2012 7:32:05 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Kaslin

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...


5 posted on 08/06/2012 7:33:42 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Nope 2012)
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To: Kaslin

The old left-wing sh!t doesn’t work as well anymore.


6 posted on 08/06/2012 7:34:09 PM PDT by x1stcav (There's a bunch of us out here spoiling for a fight.)
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To: Gene Eric

David Duke, Why Cindy Sheehan is right.

www.davidduke.com/?p=350


7 posted on 08/06/2012 7:34:40 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Kaslin

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.


8 posted on 08/06/2012 7:35:26 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Nope 2012)
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To: Kaslin

Neo Nazi’s are Socialists..The Socialist Party of America already endorsed Obama..gee let’s put two and two together shall we


9 posted on 08/06/2012 7:36:40 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Kaslin

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.


10 posted on 08/06/2012 7:38:40 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Gene Eric
Well, Socialism is right of Communism but not “far right”. The poor CNN anchor is just ignorant or may be just stupid. That's all. Probably why no one watches the poor dears.
11 posted on 08/06/2012 7:40:49 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. TY)
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To: cripplecreek

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)


12 posted on 08/06/2012 7:42:41 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: DoughtyOne

I don’t doubt it one bit


13 posted on 08/06/2012 7:43:57 PM PDT by Kaslin (Acronym for OBAMA: One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: tsowellfan

I suspect he’s probably a democrat. Nobody else is going to claim him. Wiki claims he’s a republican.


14 posted on 08/06/2012 7:46:16 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: 1035rep

Dear CNN, The Nazi demonic guy is Far-Below and he is only a few rungs lower than you scum-balls.


15 posted on 08/06/2012 7:50:02 PM PDT by Rodm
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To: Kaslin

Doesn’t Nazism mean National Socialism? Somebody might want to tell that to Scooter down at the Walking Dead Network, CNN.


16 posted on 08/06/2012 7:50:02 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: Kaslin

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.


17 posted on 08/06/2012 7:50:46 PM PDT by nhwingut (Sarah Palin 12... No One Else)
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To: cripplecreek

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.


18 posted on 08/06/2012 7:59:10 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Kaslin

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.


19 posted on 08/06/2012 8:05:33 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Kaslin

the Nazis are leftist democrats ...they hate republicans


20 posted on 08/06/2012 8:08:29 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Sarah Barracuda

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.


21 posted on 08/06/2012 8:11:54 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: Gene Eric
Thank you. I studied Comparative Economic Systems, the Nazis were just to the right of the Socialists. The socialists owned the means of production the Nazis just controlled it while putting friends in ownership positions (kind of like Obama). One question though, why do mass murders always take place in "gun free" zones? Why never at a gun store? Why never at Winchester Gun Club where I shoot skeet about 10 miles from this shooting? Maybe we should re-name "gun free Zones" "Free Fire Zones"? Mark A Sity
22 posted on 08/06/2012 8:14:11 PM PDT by logic101.net (Support OUR troops, NOT their's!)
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To: Kaslin

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.


23 posted on 08/06/2012 8:16:21 PM PDT by marygam (#Hurry November 2012, we might not make it#)
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To: dalebert

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.


24 posted on 08/06/2012 8:26:19 PM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: Just mythoughts
Manufactured? Funny how we have not heard from the “girlfriend” of the shooter or his fellow bandmates
you know saying what a great guy he was and all. Even the Zombie face eater in Florida girlfriend came out to say how fabulous he was and he did not do drugs and was not a zombie heck she even got Gloria Alred to defend her honor
of being labeled a zombie lover.
25 posted on 08/06/2012 8:30:32 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Kaslin

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.


26 posted on 08/06/2012 8:44:14 PM PDT by pallis
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To: pallis

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.


I’ve never heard this before, but it makes a hell of a lot of sense. Would you please expand on this?


27 posted on 08/06/2012 8:47:19 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: funfan
Manufactured? Funny how we have not heard from the “girlfriend” of the shooter or his fellow bandmates you know saying what a great guy he was and all. Even the Zombie face eater in Florida girlfriend came out to say how fabulous he was and he did not do drugs and was not a zombie heck she even got Gloria Alred to defend her honor of being labeled a zombie lover.

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.

28 posted on 08/06/2012 8:59:07 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: 1035rep
Do people still watch that channel? If it’s not on FOX it didn’t happen!

I try to avoid watching either - Fox News' sibling channels promote homosexuality to children and Fox News promotes celebrity sleaze as news, but Fox News is just as happy labeling all kinds of people as wright-wingers.

http://www.foxnews.com/topics/right-wing-extremist-groups.htm
29 posted on 08/06/2012 9:44:56 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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To: Kaslin
The media is FOS.

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.

30 posted on 08/06/2012 9:52:46 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion or tools of deceit)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

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.


31 posted on 08/06/2012 9:58:22 PM PDT by pallis
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To: pallis

Well said.


32 posted on 08/07/2012 3:52:16 AM PDT by Dusty Road
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To: Milton Miteybad

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.


33 posted on 08/07/2012 4:22:50 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: pallis

Damn.

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.


34 posted on 08/07/2012 4:56:01 AM PDT by RandallFlagg (Obama hates Mexicans (Fast and Furious))
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To: Kaslin

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.


35 posted on 08/07/2012 5:05:48 AM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: Gene Eric

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.


36 posted on 08/07/2012 7:20:16 AM PDT by NKP_Vet
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