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NYT Opinion Editor Andrew
Rosenthal Contradicts Self Within
Hours on Politicizing Gun Deaths

Newsbusters, by Matthew Sheffield

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/14/2012 9:35:10 PM

Andrew Rosenthal, the driving force behind the perpetually hyperventilating and self-contradicting editorials that fill up space in the New York Times’s opinion pages has now proven that he can hyperventilate and contradict himself in real-time. The editorial page editor demonstrated this rare talent today on Twitter as he responded to the shooting at a school in Newtown, Connecticut, first by denouncing a gun rights supporter who bemoaned that the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting was yet another massacre that had happened in an allegedly “gun-free zone,” a reaction Rosenthal dubbed “sickeningly quick.” Just three hours later

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northern Redman, 12/14/2012 10:18:02 PM     (No. 9066480)

Does anyone with half a brain still read the New York Times?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ramona, 12/14/2012 10:21:52 PM     (No. 9066486)

Yes, #1, many Times readers have only half a brain.
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: killerbee, 12/14/2012 10:32:41 PM     (No. 9066498)

And these emotionalist morons are making headway with this. Horrible ghouls.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: tss1, 12/14/2012 11:54:06 PM     (No. 9066578)

They took the guns away in Germany too. How´d that work out for your people Andrew? Mayor Bloomy? Be careful what you wish for....it may come true.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/15/2012 1:02:04 AM     (No. 9066640)

I´m all for improving the system of background checks.There´s obviously too may holes in them.They rely too heavily on arrest records to show criminal intent.Some pimply face kid in his bedroom shouldn´t be able to go online and order a large magazine automatic weapon.

The liberals always seem to know it´s one of their own that causes catastrophes like this,that´s why they have goons on TV and the internet in 5 minutes calling for gun control.

The kid in the Az. shooting who shot the congresswoman had a government worker mother and alcoholic abusive father.Otherwise they just sent him to a fruitcake house for an evaluation.

No matter how egregious left wing behavior is,it gets swept under the rug.They don´t want any sunlight on why this kid shot his own mother and why other kids had to be killed in the process.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: steveW, 12/15/2012 2:09:22 AM     (No. 9066678)

Democrats desperately want to make sure that no American citizen can defend himself. Gee, I wonder why that would be.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: HotRodLincoln, 12/15/2012 5:36:58 AM     (No. 9066776)

The kid stole the guns from his mother who owned them and registered them legally. We still have no word on the motivation for this horrific crime yet the usual suspects jump right in with gun control as the solution.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 12/15/2012 7:27:55 AM     (No. 9066851)

BA QUENTIN TARANTINO FROM MAKING MOVIES!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: strike3, 12/15/2012 8:02:41 AM     (No. 9066904)

Apparently, all it takes is a beard and glasses to qualify as a NYT opinion editor.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: vesicant, 12/15/2012 8:08:21 AM     (No. 9066913)

#5, NOBODY can "go online" and order an automatic weapon. Certainly, semi-automatic pistols and rifles can be ordered online, but they have to be shipped to an FFL holder who does a background check before letting you have the weapon. No "pimply-faced kid" is going to get a weapon that way. I can´t believe this kind of misinformation is rampant even on Lucianne.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: franq, 12/15/2012 8:33:49 AM     (No. 9066957)

Thanks for the clarification, #10. What you say is true.

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