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SHOOTING: Blame individual, not conservatives

Letter by Constance V. Walden, University Place on Jan. 10, 2011 at 10:55 am | 110 Comments »
January 10, 2011 10:55 am

There they go, blaming Republicans, the tea party and conservatives for the murder and mayhem that took place Saturday in Tucson.

They’re still trying to blame the Oklahoma City bombing on Christians (Timothy McVeigh was not a Christian).

They said the man who flew his plane into an IRS building a few years back was a right-wing nut (he was a left-wing nut).

And now they’re trying to affiliate the shooter and murder in the Tucson tragedy with right-wing groups, white supremacists and anti-government groups.

The blame should go to the individual who did the deed. Why look elsewhere?

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