Friday, January 14, 2011

Right wing businessman applauds AZ shooting, calls for more

In a post to his blog on Saturday January 8, 2011, right wing radical and Massachusetts businessman Travis Corcoran applauded the assassination attempt against Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and called for more political violence. Corcoran told his readers "1 down, 534 to go."
The "1" is Gabrielle Giffords, and the "534" are the remaining members of Congress -- both Democrat and Republican -- who have not yet been shot in the head. The retailer who posted this was Travis Corcoran, the president of Heavy Ink, an online comic book retailer based in Arlington, Massachusetts.

In a post on his blog, Corcoran continued to comment on the shooting by taking the bold stance that while you are in the process of assassinating those 534 political leaders, it is important to aim very carefully so that you do not kill random people around them, as that would be wrong.
It is absolutely, absolutely unacceptable to shoot "indiscriminately".

Target only politicians and their staff, and leave regular citizens alone.
It will be interesting to see whether the FBI takes the time to interview this guy.

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