Before Any Facts Are Known About Whether George Zimmerman
1. Is Even A Republican, Or
2. If He Listens To Talk Radio At All, And
3. Has Paid Any Attention Whatsoever To The Republican Presidential Race,
Let's Sound Smart By Accusing Rush, Newt And Rick Of 'Creating The Environment' That Led To TrayVon Martin's Death
MSNBC Host Karen Finney
Less than a year after the Political Left and it's media shills rushed to judgment after the AZ shooting that left several people dead and AZ House Rep. Gabrielle Giffords seriously injured, somebody else repeats the same mistake.
MSNBC hosts and others immediately started claiming that the 'climate of hate' fostered by the Tea Party, Sarah Palin, and talk radio 'influenced' Jared Loughner to embark on his shooting spree before hardly any facts were known.
Tea Party! Hey just look into his eyes - can't you see it??!! It's obvious!!!
And even after the facts came out - that Loughner was a slacker stoner Leftist with mental problems for YEARS before the Tea Party ever existed, wasn't conservative and never listened to talk radio, many of the people who pushed that meme never retracted it or apologized for it.
But you would AT LEAST figure they'd have learned something from the debacle, right? Right?!
So, when Newt Gingrich, presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says that, quote, "really poor children in really poor neighborhoods have no habits of working and have nobody around them who works. They have no habit of I do this and you give me cash, unless it's illegal," or Rick Santorum says, "I don't want to make black people's lives easier," or Rush Limbaugh calls a presidential candidate, Senator Barack Obama a magic negro, or Mitt Romney says nothing at all, the effect is dangerous.
Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/scott-whitlock/2012/03/23/msnbcs-karen-finney-smears-racism-limbaugh-had-lethal-consequences-k#ixzz1py04Bm1L
Newsflash to Karen Finney: there isn't one shred of evidence that George Zimmeran is a Republican, much less that he's paid attention to the Presidential race or listened to talk radio.
This is pretty goddamn illuminating though for a look into the Far Left Liberal mind. They see boogymen everywhere, compelling people to do things. And they'll happily tell you this before any of the real facts of the matter have emerged.
Somebody at MSNBC had better set down some rules for journalistic integrity fast before that network becomes even more of a joke than it already is.
UPDATE: Susan Swift at Big Journalism discusses in an excellent new article the Old Media's compulsion to first try to find The Angry Right-Wing White Male as the perpetrator when these kind of stories are developing and before the facts are known. And how they promptly memory-hole their earlier assertions once the actual facts come out. This is in relation to the media's hope that the Toulouse shooter in France would turn out to be the the white right-wing wacko they expected, but it has bearing here too in this case now that Finney's jumped the gun:
After each terrorist incident, the Captain Ahabs of the MSM breathlessly announce they have sighted the elusive White Male who will finally confirm the media's meme of the "conservative white xenophobic male terrorist." It's the media's single minded obsession to blame conservatives, and their speech, for the evils of the world.
Call it the Media's Great White Hope.
Just as the great white whale Moby Dick was the personification of evil to Ahab, conservatives are the personification of evil to the MSM, and the MSM will never stop hunting. The DC Sniper (Muslim) Jared Loughner (liberal druggie) or Times Square bomber (Muslim)--take your pick. Each time there's a terrorist incident, the media breathlessly regurgitates ad nauseum FBI profiles or law enforcement surmise that the purpetrator is a white malcontent, possibly conservative, with potential links to Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin or even the racist tea party.
But as of this instant, with the Toulouse murderer, it appears the alleged gunman is ... gasp! ... Mohammed, a Muslim with al Qaida ties who hates Israel. Blogs are ALREADY pointing out the "discrepency" in the media's earlier reports. Expect the MSM to bury this story along side the Times Square, Loughner and DC Sniper files now that the killer doesn't fit their narrative.UPDATE: And now fellow MSNBC host/lunatic Ed Schultz jumps on the 'hey let's blame Conservatives for this!' bandwagon:
UPDATE: And now it comes out that George Zimmerman is a REGISTERED DEMOCRAT:
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