During a Sunday morning panel discussion on the potential political impact of Friday’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., CBS Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer put forth the idea that if the shooter had an Arab name, people would be much more inclined to revamp public policy to address such gun violence, much like how government fundamentally changed its role after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Schieffer’s comment came in response to panel guest James Peterson suggesting that addressing the “proliferation of guns” in America “should be a new front in the ‘War on Terror.’”
Comments: Unbelievable. Was that really necessary?? As if people aren´t "going nuts" now. I note that Schieffer didn´t mention why 0bama did not include the murders at Fort Hood in his speech when he itemized the tragedies that have happened in this nation. Political correctness will always rule.
I think many an old respected newsman are turning in their graves now. The so called professional journalism news media has lost all sense and sensibility. Public figures as such should know better than to fan the flames of public anger and angst. Sadly this is how civil wars start. I dont want to have to live through a civil war. I just want to live my life. Please people think with your heads and not your glands.
"Nidal Hassan" --do you think many of the euphemistically labeled "low information voters" remember? --or... dare i say, with sadness and disgust... do they care? ** We need the telephone numbers, email addresses etc of all of these Dem/leftie propagandists, and we need to start letting them know that all of them are all mini-me Naked Emperors.
If the shooter had an Arab name, the corrupt media wouldn´t even have named him yet. And they wouldn´t have criticized Islam which tells followers to kill ´infidels´, like they have criticized the NRA and gun owners.
Typical preemptive hypocrisy from the inveterate propagandist... If the shooter had an Arab name and shouted jihadi phrases during the shooting, then the news media would be trying their best to distract everybody´s attention from it. And a new crisis or controversy, whether true or wholly fabricated, would soon push it out of the MSM headlines.
Either Bob´s piece of bullpelosi here is deliberate (propaganda) or delusional (hallucination). Either way, he ought to be removed from reporting duties, and -- if nature hasn´t done it already for him -- disconnected from the ongoing gene pool (testectomies, if you will).
When someone actually asks this idiot a tough question, he immediately goes on the ´I didn´t hear anything about that,´ defense. Pleading ignorance for this lying sack of stones is a pretty good move. I can´t think of anyone less informed about anything than this decrepit liar.
Not sure what the difference is, Bob. Anyone who goes into a school and kills 26 people is in my book a terrorist. I don´t care what his name is or what his religion is. I condemn Adam Lanza´s act in exactly the same way I condemn the acts of a bomb-wearing jihadist. I condemn the fact that he was allowed access to guns at all.
Now, maybe you might want to ask the harder question: Why did you say that in the first place? Why are people with Arab names stereotyped as terrorists?
Hey Bob if this maggot had an Arab name you dopes in the media and in the Obamanation would go nuts trying to hide that fact. Also you´d think that we would be nuts to believe your lies. Hey Bob do us a favor and retire already. I swear I don´t know about you guys but I think that the curtain is about to fall on this old liberal hack any minute now.
Although we like to joke about it and call liberals mentally ill, many of us, e.g. me, don´t mean that literally. But comments like Schieffer´s and others recently make me begin to wonder. Maybe there IS something organically wrong with their reasoning abilities. But there are too many of them to label them insane. Sometimes it seems there are more of THEM than US.
Then one remembers Oscar Wilde´s epigram, which probably contains as much wisdom as we can ever hope to attain in such matters: In all matters of opinion, our adversaries are insane. It seems to be the human condition.
I wonder if Bob Schieffer has even heard of Abdullatif A. Aldosary. The Iraqi man who blew up a federal building on Nov 30 in Casa Grande, Arizona. The media covers up Arab named acts so the people can´t go nuts because they never hear about it. Haven´t heard of it yourself? You´ll have to do a search for the name and also check Breitbart.
Bob Schieffer is not satified with the pain and hate that one moron has created because he can´t play the race card.
So he uses the absence of race to play the race card
What a cretin, it is impossible to fix this much stupidity. Are you sure this man does not work for MSNBC?
Notice at no time during the media freak out doe the mention of Obama administrations lack of any attempt in four years to control guns or mental illness. I guess its OK for him and this government to kill Mexicans with illegal arms.
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