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Response to geckosfeet (Reply #8)

Sat Jul 21, 2012, 09:50 AM

10. Calm down...

My use of the word was deliberately sterile. If the Aurora shooter's motive was to wreck havoc following Limbaugh's tirade against the movie, then the mass killing was political assassination and/or genocide.

If it was the act of a crazy person, then "murder" wouldn't be applicable, either.

Not if you believe that the insane are incapable of determining right from wrong, that is - which I do.

That's why I was intentionally vague in describing what happened the other night, and omitted mentioning it at all in my original post.

We don't know enough about this particular "incident" to call it what it is, other than a tragedy, but my post wasn't about a tragedy... I was writing about the threat right-wingers pose to their neighbors.

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