Saturday, January 10, 2015

Domestic Terrorism Finally Getting Traction in News

Buried among the non-stop coverage of the shootings in Paris was the story of an incidence of domestic terrorism, the bombing of the Colorado Springs office of the NAACP. I was pretty sure that this story would be glossed over (though the coverage is occurring during the weekend, when ledes tend buried) because it doesn't fit the accepted media narrative of "violent" protests by African-Americans and the culpability of liberal mayors and activist clergy.

If there's one downside to this coverage, it's that damn sketch of the suspect. Fuh-huh-huck, I would never wear "dudebro" sunglasses!

3 comments:

mikey said...

Not to mention an incredible Islamic onslaught in Nigeria where a couple dozen villages were burned and two thousand civilians were brutally murdered.

Oh wait - that's Africa, no white people involved, even the fact that Nigeria is an oil exporter doesn't move the needle....

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

Yeah, I just read about that. It got less coverage than the kidnapping of those schoolgirls, probably because it is less lurid and titillating.

paleotectonics said...

Even the sketch looks heavily of inbreeding.