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Bob Schieffer: If Sandy Hook
Shooter Had Arab Name, ‘People
Would Be Going Nuts’

Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/18/2012 10:11:44 AM

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.’”

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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.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 12/18/2012 10:15:21 AM     (No. 9072456)

To date, it´s only the msm that has gone nuts.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Anner40, 12/18/2012 10:16:50 AM     (No. 9072460)

There should be a law against stupidity....these two would be in jail...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MattMusson, 12/18/2012 10:20:01 AM     (No. 9072469)

If he had been a Tea Party member -the Media would have Gone Nuts!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: udanja99, 12/18/2012 10:20:06 AM     (No. 9072470)

My first thought too OP. Two words, Bobby - Nidal Hassan.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 12/18/2012 10:20:40 AM     (No. 9072474)

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.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Happy Trails, 12/18/2012 10:21:43 AM     (No. 9072475)

And if Obama had a son, he´d act just like Trayvon Martin. Muslim´s acting like savages. Political correctness is censorship.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 12/18/2012 10:26:08 AM     (No. 9072486)

First thought that came to mind, OP.

"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?
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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.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mythman, 12/18/2012 10:30:27 AM     (No. 9072493)

OP and others nail it with Fort Hood and Nidal Hassan.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: formerNYer, 12/18/2012 10:35:40 AM     (No. 9072504)

Senility is a terrible thing to waste at the LSM.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: maggie2u, 12/18/2012 10:36:57 AM     (No. 9072508)

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.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: fhancock, 12/18/2012 10:37:16 AM     (No. 9072509)

Schieffer = a Brainless numbnuts

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Reply 12 - Posted by: frenesi1, 12/18/2012 10:37:57 AM     (No. 9072511)

More like there would be a complete news blackout. Shieffer needs to shut up and go away.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Davids918, 12/18/2012 10:46:51 AM     (No. 9072532)

CT had tough gun laws.

The shooter was denied purchase of gun 1 week before.

School was gun-free zone

School didn´t allow shooter onto the campus - he broke in.

Guns were legally owned by shooters mother whom was killed by her son to obtain the guns.

ACLU didn´t allow CT to have state ability to institutionalize shooter, or allow the mother that ability.



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Reply 14 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 12/18/2012 10:47:03 AM     (No. 9072534)

Wow. This has to be the stupidest thing I´ve heard uttered about this tragedy so far.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: kono, 12/18/2012 10:48:42 AM     (No. 9072538)

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).

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Reply 16 - Posted by: NYbob, 12/18/2012 11:06:42 AM     (No. 9072568)

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.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: JLoophole, 12/18/2012 11:28:35 AM     (No. 9072606)

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?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Mike43, 12/18/2012 11:34:27 AM     (No. 9072622)

Ah, but if his name was Arabic, then we would be talking about the shooter, his motivations, etc.

Instead, we´re talking about the guns.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: broken01, 12/18/2012 11:35:17 AM     (No. 9072626)

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.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: fljack, 12/18/2012 11:55:11 AM     (No. 9072678)

Idiot. Since when is it ok for him to make racist innuendos about Arabs? Where is the PC police of the MSM? Where is the humanity? /so

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 12/18/2012 12:51:01 PM     (No. 9072837)

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.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/18/2012 1:07:14 PM     (No. 9072873)

If shooter had a muslim name, the MSM would blame the school or the victims.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Italiano, 12/18/2012 1:12:31 PM     (No. 9072883)

Nah, had it been a Muslim shouting Allah Akbar, or whatever that gibberish is, we´d be talking about "schoolyard violence."

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 12/18/2012 1:21:54 PM     (No. 9072906)

If George Zimmerman was named Francisco Edwardo Lupe Mendez Gonzales he would be a free man.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: joew9, 12/18/2012 1:34:14 PM     (No. 9072920)

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.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/18/2012 1:53:16 PM     (No. 9072943)

He doesn´t, but Bob Schieffer wants to push an agenda, so that´s not going to get in his way. I am so tired of Bob Schieffer.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: John21, 12/18/2012 2:23:29 PM     (No. 9072975)

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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Reply 28 - Posted by: kanphil, 12/18/2012 2:56:50 PM     (No. 9073013)

Schieffer was born in Texas, a fact which causes me pain every time I recall it. He was born in Austin however and everybody knows Austin is weird.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: judy, 12/18/2012 3:44:06 PM     (No. 9073088)

Is Schieffer related to Andrea Mitchell??? Yeh Bob like they called Ft. Hood a work place incident....14 murdered....on a military base....

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