Apr 21, 2013 No Comments ›› Pat Dollard
This is how people get killed by terrorists. When people try to distract them from the realities they need to know in order to prevent future attacks. Harris-Perry is enabling future Muslim terrorists by trying to keep people’s eyes of off them.
Also to note, by saying what she says about Americans of the “dominant culture” needing to blame “the other”, she’s saying that if you think Islam or jihad had anything to do with the bombing, it is because you are fucked-up in the head, you are a bigot. Basically, the dominant Leftist attack against the Right: you are all racists who don’t deserve power.
Excerpted from Mediaite: Making the point that the Tsarnaev brothers’ Muslim faith at the moment bears little relevance to the investigation into the brothers’ decision to attack the Boston Marathon last week, MSNBC host Melissa Harris-Perry observed that Tsarnaev’s faith is about as relevant to the investigation right now as are Ben Affleck movies about violent events in Boston. Her panel guests agreed, and said that Americans have to “otherize” violent actors in order to absolve themselves from responsibility for or connection to their violence.