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"Letís hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American"
SALON ^ | APR 16, 2013 | DAVID SIROTA

Posted on 04/17/2013 6:51:04 PM PDT by George - the Other

There is a double standard: White terrorists are dealt with as lone wolves, Islamists are existential threats.

As we now move into the official Political Aftermath period of the Boston bombing — the period that will determine the long-term legislative fallout of the atrocity — the dynamics of privilege will undoubtedly influence the nation’s collective reaction to the attacks. That’s because privilege tends to determine: 1) which groups are — and are not — collectively denigrated or targeted for the unlawful actions of individuals; and 2) how big and politically game-changing the overall reaction ends up being.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bigot; boston; davidsirota; extremist; liberal; massachusetts; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; racist; waronterror
Soon after the Boston Marathon bombing, President Obama stated that now was a time when the nation should drop the political bickering, and come together as a nation.

Seems that Salon’s David Sarota can’t be bothered with such sentiments.

Besides being overtly racist and divisive, his statements show that he suffers the same affliction of many modern “journalists,” believing unequivocally that his opinions are facts. In the manner of extremists of all sorts, his mind is a hate-world that can only perceive reality in terms of us vs. them. Things like tolerance and moderation are beyond comprehension.

1 posted on 04/17/2013 6:51:04 PM PDT by George - the Other
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To: George - the Other
William Ayers, a man of privilege and a supporter of Obama, was a TERRORIST who said of himself, “Guilty as Hell, Free as a Bird”.
Leftist privilege seems to be ok, huh?
2 posted on 04/17/2013 6:55:23 PM PDT by Kansas58
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To: George - the Other

Too bad, so sad. Not it appears it’s a bunch of dark-skinned Sons of Obama, bitterly clinging to their Korans and their Pressure Cookers.


3 posted on 04/17/2013 6:56:19 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Pray for Joe Biden- Proverbs 29:9)
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To: George - the Other
"Let’s hope the Boston Marathon bomber is a white American"

The leftist media will say he is, regardless his race. The same way they said Spanish-speaking, minority George Zimmerman was white.

4 posted on 04/17/2013 6:58:43 PM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: MuttTheHoople

lol!


5 posted on 04/17/2013 6:59:26 PM PDT by South40 (I Love The "New & Improved" Free Republic!)
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To: George - the Other

yeah, let’s hope for that because then we can spend the next 10 years saying “look how well all that Massachusetts gun control protected those Bostonians from the crazy man intent on killing people.”


6 posted on 04/17/2013 6:59:42 PM PDT by RC one (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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Thing is, white terrorists generally ARE lone wolves. Muslims have a whole network. Simple as that.


7 posted on 04/17/2013 7:02:12 PM PDT by A_perfect_lady
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Thing is, white terrorists generally ARE lone wolves. Muslims have a whole network. Simple as that.

My first thought as well.

8 posted on 04/17/2013 7:09:50 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: George - the Other

http://www.salon.com/writer/david_sirota/

Looking at the articles Mr. Sirota writes only brings to mind the words “useful idiot”.


9 posted on 04/17/2013 7:14:11 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: George - the Other

Salon “Where the efete meet to bleat”


10 posted on 04/17/2013 7:26:51 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause..Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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Related

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3008899/posts

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3008726/posts


11 posted on 04/17/2013 7:29:34 PM PDT by Gene Eric (The Palin Doctrine.)
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To: A_perfect_lady

Right, and effective targeted security measures can be taken against a network like that — without starting a war, or doubling the Pentagon budget, or passing a new Patriot Act, or whatever.


12 posted on 04/17/2013 7:35:19 PM PDT by Yardstick
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Salon? Is that still around?


13 posted on 04/17/2013 8:05:48 PM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Cyprus - the beginning)
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To: Kansas58

“William Ayers, a man of privilege and a supporter of Obama,”
_________________________________________________

He is a bit more then just a supporter of Obumbo.
He was Obama’s neighbor and helped him to finance
his first home.


14 posted on 04/17/2013 9:06:43 PM PDT by AlexW
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