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The Face of American Apathy: Smiling,
Dancing ‘Scarf Guy’ Mugs for Camera
at MD Mall Shooting Presser

Mediaite, by Joe Concha

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Posted By:Drive, 1/25/2014 6:24:21 PM

Another day, another shooting at a public place in America… It could be an elementary school, a high school, a campus, a church, a Navy Yard, an airport, a Chicago street…doesn’t seem to matter anymore. It’s mourning in America again, this time in Columbia, Maryland…located about halfway between Baltimore and Washington, DC in suburban Maryland. All told, three are confirmed dead, including the shooter. Four are reported injured. We still don’t know if the two victims were targeted or randomly taken. In trying to learn more by watching Chief Bill McMahon of Howard County Police on CNN, the behavior of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LouD, 1/25/2014 6:38:09 PM     (No. 9705752)

Why in Hell didn´t the cameraman swing away from that idiot? They had the chief off to one side, and talking to someone a little behind, whom we never got to see. The apathy lies with someone operating a camera, and his directors not telling him to get that jerk out of the picture. Why not focus on the chief? He was the one being interviewed.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man, 1/25/2014 6:49:06 PM     (No. 9705761)

#1 it appears to me the video was edited to isolate the cell-phone-guy. The still shot appears to show what the actual framing was.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: birddog, 1/25/2014 6:52:10 PM     (No. 9705765)

Oh...so nice to see that he doesn´t wear those Plaid Pajamas out on the street. Perhaps there is hope yet.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 1/25/2014 6:54:34 PM     (No. 9705767)

Not apathy, but my sense of righteous indignation that causes me to be glad the shooter is dead. Saves us the long expensive trial with the ACLU telling us how unhappy was his childhood.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LadyG, 1/25/2014 7:09:57 PM     (No. 9705781)

Loser.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 1/25/2014 7:20:21 PM     (No. 9705792)

Someone commented after the article that this jerk is wearing the Palestinian keffiyeh; it sure looks like it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 1/25/2014 7:23:22 PM     (No. 9705795)

Not the face of America, the face of an idiot.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/25/2014 8:59:07 PM     (No. 9705836)

You want to see apathy? Apathy is Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC breaking off a discussion with a Congresswoman - they were discussing the NSA data collection scandal - so that they could switch to "Breaking News" - the arrest of Justin Bieber.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Starfire, 1/26/2014 12:15:13 AM     (No. 9705906)

The scarf the hipster is wearing is a keffiyeh. They are worn in many Muslim countries and the colors indicate different sects/affiliations. Like the Che T-shirts, they are very trendy among the left.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: HPmatt, 1/26/2014 12:16:57 AM     (No. 9705907)

Glad MD has very tight gun controls in place. In listening to the news, they try very hard not to say that everything was over by the time any ´armed law enforcement´ arrived on the scene. In other words there was no citizen armed resistance to stop the shooter if (s)he had wanted to continue the carnage in a gun free zone of the shopping mall, and most of Maryland.

Now we w/b subjected to anti-gun politicians and their media stooges advancing the false premise of what additional gun control needs t/b done to stop this. If they really cared they would allow law-abiding honest MD citizens the right to protect themselves with handguns - unless they propose a solution of having armed cops everywhere all the time.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 1/26/2014 11:46:07 AM     (No. 9706340)

I bet a paycheck that idiot either didn´t vote or voted for The Won.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Polecat49, 1/26/2014 6:49:37 PM     (No. 9706771)

So the shooter was another of the monkey see, monkey do, crowd. Someone did it first, got glorified to h-ll and back by the media. So this one also thinks he will be worshiped by the media and given untold minutes of fame.

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