Shooting

After Urging Restraint After Fort Hood Massacre, Shameless NY Times Blames GOP for AZ

After a Muslim officer killed a dozen soldiers at Fort Hood, the New York Times editorialized "it will be important to avoid drawing prejudicial conclusions from the fact that Major Hasan is an ...

CBS Attacks 'Permissive Gun Laws' and Gun-Toting Tea Partiers in Wake of Shooting

On Monday's CBS Evening News, anchor Katie Couric used the Tucson shooting to go after gun ownership: "As we reported, Jared Loughner purchased his gun legally....Saturday's attack is now putting ...

After Urging Restraint After Fort Hood Massacre, Shameless NYT Blames GOP for AZ

After a radical Muslim Army officer killed a dozen soldiers in Texas, the Times editorialized "it will be important to avoid drawing prejudicial conclusions from the fact that Major Hasan is an ...

CBS Admits Tucson Shooting 'Not Partisan,' Reveals Poll That Most Americans Agree

On Tuesday's Early Show, correspondent Ben Tracy acknowledged that the facts in the Tuscon shooting do not support media spin that the tragedy was incited by right-wing political rhetoric: ...

Arizona's 'Fierce Devotion to Firearms' Gets Turn in Blame Game for Shooter's Insane Rampage

The Times twice cites Arizona's "fierce" devotion to guns and questions the "passionate gun culture in Arizona, which crosses political lines and is notable for its fierceness, even in the West." ...

Times Suggests Toxic Political Stew Contributed to Climate of Violence in AZ

The Times finds motivations for an insane person's murderous rampage in the Arizona air: "Still, the shootings came after a disconcerting run of episodes in this district of mountains and desert, ...

Unnamed, Unlabeled 'Critics' Suggest Palin Helped Create 'Climate for Political Violence'

The Times avoids labeling the irresponsible left-wing critics of Sarah Palin: "Under criticism that her political rhetoric had helped create a climate for political violence, Sarah Palin addressed ...

Classless NYT Columnist Krugman Said Shooting Was Political Before Killer Even Identified

Behold Krugman's sanctimonious motivated sorrow: "When you heard the terrible news from Arizona, were you completely surprised? Or were you, at some level, expecting something like this atrocity ...

CBS's Cordes: 'Increasingly Angry Tone in Politics' May Have Led to 'Culture of Violence'

Reporting on the political fallout of the Tucson shooting on Monday's CBS Early Show, congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes declared: "Now some are questioning whether the increasingly angry ...

Steinhauer: Arizona's 'Chilling' Political Theater May Have Set Stage for Shooting

According to reporter Jennifer Steinhauer, Arizona "found itself increasingly on the defensive against notions that it is a hothouse of hateful language and violent proclivities." She went on to ...
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