In media coverage of the Nashville shooting, and now in a Madonna trans-advocacy event, we are seeing something resembling sympathy for the killer. | @NoahCRothman https://t.co/2lXEh9oYwC— National Review (@NRO) April 4, 2023
The extreme lack of curiosity about the political ideology of the Nashville shooter, and what role that ideology may have played in motivating the massacre, is very conspicuous, but not at all surprising.— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) March 30, 2023
Highlighting the shooter's ideology is often the primary media framework: https://t.co/ydZGU2CfYg
Washington Post: It's terrible that someone would exploit a tragedy for political gain.— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) March 30, 2023
Also the Washington Post: Let's exploit this tragedy for political gain. pic.twitter.com/hXJsruUrrf
Remember, they're vulnerable and marginalized and are just fighting for the right to exist…no power or privilege here… https://t.co/FNK03vupBC— Chad Felix Greene (@chadfelixg) April 7, 2023
Imagine if the roles were reversed and a group of white, conservatives ambushed someone within the LGBTQ community, physically assaulted them, and held them for ransom for 3 hrs…— Riley Gaines (@Riley_Gaines_) April 8, 2023
There would be arrests and repercussions for the perpetrators and administration who allowed this.
This is utterly inexcusable. I'm tired of how the debate over political violence always devolves into who's worse. Condemn it all. None of it is justified. https://t.co/OfWESRTvft— David French (@DavidAFrench) April 7, 2023
And now this!
"A suspected trans-identified mass shooter has been arrested in Colorado after authorities discovered plans to carry out multiple attacks, including on three schools and an undisclosed number of churches." https://t.co/IweC8kurP9— CultureWatch (@IndeGayForum) April 7, 2023
Where is the other Tranifesto?https://t.co/XzbLRZgbeu— Jim Hanson (@JimHansonDC) April 7, 2023
4 Comments for “Modern Victimology”
posted by Kosh III on
“some in the activist media claimed that, while such murdering was regrettable, it was also understandable — given supposed Christian, conservative America’s intolerance”
What a pack of LIES.
Who in Nashville said this? Not Tennessee Holler, not Nashville Scene, not the Banner, not the Tennessean?
What was immediately was Don Jr and MT Greene immediately blaming transgenerism.
posted by Edward on
Political violence is bad. Leftwing or right wing. Historically, its been more of a right-wing thing.
All the transgender folk I know are either libertarian when it comes to politics or moderately left of center.
posted by KevinG on
New Yorker film critic Pauline Kael famously said after Richard Nixon won a 49-state victory that she didn’t understand how this could be possible, as she didn’t know a single person who voted for him.
posted by Edward TJ Brown on
And i care what a film critic from new york says?