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Response to Odin2005 (Original post)

Wed Sep 12, 2012, 08:33 AM

55. It's not about religion or the movie. It's about INCITING A RIOT on purpose.

There are laws against people purposefully stirring stuff up with the intent to cause violent reactions. It's called "inciting to riot" and most civilized countries will prosecute that behavior.

It was wrong when Palin "targeted" Gabby Giffords and said "Don't retreat, reload."

It's wrong when Rush et al are talking about just going out and killing so and so because it's a mis-use of a powerful position over an audience.

It's wrong when someone makes a movie whose sole purpose is to cause anger and unrest, particularly during a time of war.

OF COURSE, it's MORE WRONG to be the one doing the killing, that was still a choice. But those people are Libya's issue to deal with, not ours. WE still have to be responsible for our part in this.

However, the mob boss who orders a hit is still responsible for the kill and someone who purposely creates a film during a time of war whose purpose is to enrage people who the US is trying to deal with diplomatically is in the very least STUPIDLY negligent and at the worst treason.


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