Skip to comments.Bob Schieffer: If Connecticut School Shooter 'Had An Arab Name People Would Be Going Nuts'
Posted on 12/16/2012 9:31:26 AM PST by chessplayer
CBS's Bob Schieffer made a comment Sunday about the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, that's likely to raise eyebrows on both sides of the aisle.
During a Face the Nation panel discussion about the incident, Schieffer said, "If [shooter Adam Lanza] had had an Arab name, people would be going nuts about what we ought to do right now"
I guess Schieffer forgot how when U.S. Army Major Nidal Hasan murdered thirteen people while injuring 29 at Fort Hood in November 2009, much of the media initially buried his Islamic affiliation. This included the CBS Evening News that day.
Schieffer himself had some problems with Hasan's Muslim roots as on the first Face the Nation following the shootings, he said, Its looking more and more like he was just, sort of, a religious nut. And you know Islam doesnt have a majority or the Christian religion has its full, you know, full helping of nuts too.
At the end of that program, he actually blamed the Army for the shooting saying, "That doctor [Hasan] should not have been at Fort Hood.
Who? The press?
If he any skin color from tan and darker, we would be talking about Lindsy Lohan right now.
Or maybe this stupid white dude is unaware of the carnage that is happening on the S. side of Chicago? Of course he is.
Liar. It would be “workplace viiolence” and story buried
Schieffer is senile and long past his shelf date.
What a jerk.
I’d pretty much say the liberals are going nuts.
Yeh Bob, and if my aunt had ball$, she would be my uncle.
Of course, we can’t use that statement in today’s world as it is getting hard to tell who is who.- or isn’t
These people are storming the wrong places. Schools, Movie theatres, Malls, maybe they should start with the TV studios.
OH , that is right, you have armed guards and the ‘studio’ is one of the most secured areas in the building.
Now tell me who is worth more, the kids, average citizens OR people who sit at a desk reading propaganda?
NOT suggesting anything here, ‘just saying’.
If Bob Schieffer Had Made Sense ‘People Might Think They’re Going Nuts’
Who woke him up?
Just think, if the CT killer had a Jewish name...all the anti-Semites in the Liberal media would be having a field day. They did so in the George Zimmerman case (even though he is Hispanic and Black)
And liberals would be downplaying it while screaming for tolerance.
Nobody more infantile and moronic than a stupid, white lib with a microphone.
Ya. We were kind of pissed when they blew the World Trade Center.
How soon we forget....
And if he had TEA philosophy on his facebook page,,,,,there would be a feeding frenzy.
Nancy must be a registered democrat because if she was a republican, Shieffer would be all over it.
yeah, like the outcry with ft hood? Benghazi? ol coot needs to retire to shady lanes
Maybe Bob should wonder why this usually happens during Democratic administrations.
and this is one of the people that the Republicans pick to moderate at the debates? (shaking head)
Schieffer is an idiot. If the shooter was an Arab, the press would be doing everything they could to cover it up. If the shooter was black, they’d be downplaying it. But Lanza fits into their “angry white man” narrative so they are hyping the shooting and spreading false propaganda - in other words, just doing their job as the propaganda organ for the NWO.
I heard Scheiffer told schummer that Face The Nation extended an invitation to the NRA but they declined. These people could not waite to politicize this issue. At least the NRA had the decency to try to give the families a chance to process their grief before the NRA allowed itself to be drug into the insanity of these leftist.
Bob Schieffer is a cornucopia of idiotic statements, on most every subject. On a regular basis.
And with good reason Bob...What a stupid statement.
Ask people about the Beslan massacre which killed nearly 20 TIMES the number of children in a school setting.
The media always tries to trot out the “right wing crazy” meme (they even did when Charles Bishop/Bishra stole a plane and crashed it into a bank or when that guy crashed a plane into an IRS office or when...).
That day is coming Bobby. That day is coming. In spades.
Pay attention Bobby. People are “going nuts” and the shooter doesn’t have an “Arab name”. The “people who are going nuts” don’t shive a git about the shooter or his name. It’s the guns that have the commie libs like yourself “going nuts”. You gotta start paying attention Bobby. You talkin’ sock puppets on the boob tube just can’t say anything you want anymore. Words mean things these days and 50% of us aren’t buying your propaganda anymore.
And the Media would be hiding it
Those pompus msm assholes have no dignity.
...as if people are not going nuts right now?
Yes, but, it’s Bob’s people.
If anyone would be going nuts, it would be Schieffer and his clones at MSBFD, working 24/7 to discount any link between muslim mass murderers and jihad.
Get ready folks and keep a full stock of weapons and ammo...the shit is going to hit the fan.
Just give it time, Bobby. There have been and will be many more “Arab names”. And please change your diapers.
people are going nuts you imbecile... why even bring up something like this? it is not helpful... i hate the media...
Going nuts you say??
Looks pretty much like they are going nuts now.
The antigunners are screaming like raped apes and the gunners want to arm every Union lady school teacher in the land.
If people had any idea how many Bat-sh*t crazy people there are walking around they would go nuts.
There are three constants with this kind of violence:
We cannot close schools.
We won’t give up our guns.
I guess we have to work on getting guns out of the hands of crazy people in schools.
People pretty much are going crazy about what to do now.
If the shooter had a Muslim name this might be considered a terrorist attack and it wouldn't be surprising if people reacted as they do to terrorist attacks.
Possibly not, given what happened with the Fort Hood shootings, but I don't get what he was getting at here.
It seems like a very knee-jerk comment without any thought behind it.
Since it was a whitey school and whites were murdered, Bob’s liberal racist pals are cheering the deaths.
He should be proud. He and his Network liberal hate pals also got a bomb threat call into a whitey church near to the school. Bob’s dehumanization and murder of America in order to rid Dear Reader of that pesky constitution is “progressing”!
He could clean out his own closet of the Jamie Foxx’s in there before he looks anywhere else for a problem. Immoral, fascist pig.
Think islamists are mourning?
Virtually every act of violent crime in this country facilitates islamism.