Apparently he’s a strong supporter of gun control and the left, a fact which the media seems to be happily burying. This actually isn’t the first time a cop has gone berserk. One of the largest mass killings in history was committed by a police officer in the 1950s, armed with two M2 carbines (select fire version of the M1 carbine) and hand grenades. From PJ Media:
It’s pretty clear that Dorner is disturbed. It’s also pretty clear that the media and left have fueled his madness. His writing reads like a regurgitation of media narratives he could pick up on any mainstream leftist web site or media outlet. The same media are now censoring his manifesto. This comes just a day after news broke that another leftist gunman used leftwing propaganda to launch an armed attack on the conservative Family Research Council. Most media have ignored that angle, too.
I blame the media for ignoring that angle when it happens from their side of the spectrum, while they play it up for their opponents. But at the end of the day I don’t think heated rhetoric on either side is to blame for the act of crazies and lunatics. Ordinary people can engage in heated rhetoric without going on a killing spree, just like ordinary people can be around guns without doing the same.
UPDATE: More here.
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