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  • The Giffords Shooting's Gay Hispanic Hero (Free Republic mentioned)

    01/10/2011 1:30:53 PM PST · by kristinn · 21 replies
    Salon ^ | Monday, January 10, 2011 | Mary Elizabeth Williams
    It didn't take long after 20-year-old political intern Daniel Hernandez emerged as the hero of Saturday's mass shooting in Arizona for the cynics to figure out the angle. As a poster on Free Republic remarked, "Look shortly for the leftist media to push the 'Gay, Hispanic-American Intern saving the Liberal Congresswoman's life from the Tea Party' angle." Well, Freepers, here it is! It's not quite that simple, of course. However we try to understand the causes of the tragedy in Arizona and the political rhetoric of violence, it seems clear that there's considerably more to the disturbing story of shooting...
  • Meet Daniel Hernandez, the intern who likely saved Gabrielle Giffords’ life

    01/09/2011 1:44:54 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 52 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | January 9, 2011 | Holly Bailey
    <p>Daniel Hernandez had only been Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' intern for five days, and on Saturday, he may have saved her life.</p> <p>The University of Arizona junior was standing 30 feet away from the Democratic congresswoman when she was shot in the head at a meet-and-greet event in her district, and he immediately rushed to her side. As everyone on hand waited for emergency medical support to arrive, Hernandez held Giffords's head in his lap and applied pressure to her wound.</p>