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Why was the NYTimes so defferential to Maj. Hassan but has no problems drawing conclusions about Tuscon?

Why was the NYTimes so defferential to Maj. Hassan but has no problems drawing conclusions about Tuscon? Topic: To draw a conclusion from evidence
April 21, 2019 / By Affrika
Question: Let's include the Liberals in this too. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/11/07/opinion/07sat1.html?_r=1 In the aftermath of this unforgivable attack, it will be important to avoid drawing prejudicial conclusions from the fact that Major Hasan is an American Muslim whose parents came from the Middle East. President Obama was right when he told Americans, “we don’t know all the answers yet” and cautioned everyone against “jumping to conclusions.” But yet, this week, let's blame the Tea Party and Sarah Palin with not a whit of evidence. Hmmmm...what conclusion could one come to? Yesterdays editorial. Notice any difference? http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/10/opinion/10mon1.html It is facile and mistaken to attribute this particular madman's act directly to Republicans or Tea Party members. But it is legitimate to hold Republicans and particularly their most virulent supporters in the media responsible for the gale of anger that has produced the vast majority of these threats, setting the nation on edge. Many on the right have exploited the arguments of division, reaping political power by demonizing immigrants, or welfare recipients, or bureaucrats. They seem to have persuaded many Americans that the government is not just misguided, but the enemy of the people. That whirlwind has touched down most forcefully in Arizona, which Pima County Sheriff Clarence Dupnik described after the shooting as the capital of "the anger, the hatred and the bigotry that goes on in this country." Anti-immigrant sentiment in the state, firmly opposed by Ms. Giffords, has reached the point where Latino studies programs that advocate ethnic solidarity have actually been made illegal. . . . Now, having seen first hand the horror of political violence, Arizona should lead the nation in quieting the voices of intolerance, demanding an end to the temptations of bloodshed, and imposing sensible controls on its instruments. Political? Does the Times know something that we don't? I see no evidence yet this editorial goes on. One would think the paper of record would want to get their facts straight, regardless of whether or not it is an opinion piece. Lenny the Straw man- 1. Do you have any right-wing publications that jumped to that conclusion? No? I really don't see any proof, yet you have the entire internet to look........ 2. Criticize Fox all you want......you still didn't answer my question. I wonder why? 3. Yet you have NO PROOF WHATSOEVER it was political. Now that I think about it, using your logic, if you can assume Tuscon was political, could not the right wing jump to conclusions about Maj. Hassan's motivations? You decry one conclusion jumping but not the other? Can you say hypocrite? John Gibson @ Fox News- Ahh....deflection....lets not address what the Times did, but just say they are publicly traded.....way to avoid the question.....how pathetic is that answer? John Gibson @ Fox News- Oh by the way, they should be far more concerned about what the readership has to say.....OR they too could be sold off for a dollar, like Newsweek.
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Thomas Thomas | 10 days ago
A very simple truth. The Liberal Movement in this country, has suffered a serious loss of momentum, especially now with Obama UNABLE to freely continue his "hidden agenda" for the country. Then the Left was humiliated by the November elections. Next, some of their "key" causes were defeated outright, being illegal immigration reform, removal of tax cuts for the rich and so on. Bottom line, Liberals have become desperate and frothing for ANY opportunity to move their Liberal agenda back into the mainstream. These include Gun Control and heavy Regulation by the FCC. This tragic incident, has provided them "some" momentum. It will fall VERY short of what they truly want, but at least for now, it's a type of reprieve from their failures. Answer: The ONLY difference was the one was a Muslim and the NYT KNEW Obama wanted any incident of this nature, "played down". Obama has been a deep sympathizer and protector of this religion and the NYT is right there in "bed" with Obama. Shouldn't expect anything less.
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Thomas Originally Answered: Why was the NYTimes so defferential to Maj. Hassan but has no problems drawing conclusions about Tuscon?
A very simple truth. The Liberal Movement in this country, has suffered a serious loss of momentum, especially now with Obama UNABLE to freely continue his "hidden agenda" for the country. Then the Left was humiliated by the November elections. Next, some of their "key" causes were defeated outright, being illegal immigration reform, removal of tax cuts for the rich and so on. Bottom line, Liberals have become desperate and frothing for ANY opportunity to move their Liberal agenda back into the mainstream. These include Gun Control and heavy Regulation by the FCC. This tragic incident, has provided them "some" momentum. It will fall VERY short of what they truly want, but at least for now, it's a type of reprieve from their failures. Answer: The ONLY difference was the one was a Muslim and the NYT KNEW Obama wanted any incident of this nature, "played down". Obama has been a deep sympathizer and protector of this religion and the NYT is right there in "bed" with Obama. Shouldn't expect anything less.

Quincey Quincey
What's the opposite of xenophobia? Xenophilia? Have you every heard 'familiarity breeds contempt?' In the liberal mindset, the 'other,' is automatically respected, while the traditional is reviled. So, muslims get a free pass on supporting, insiting, even actively funding terrorism; but even a vague metaphorical suggestion of violence is enough to place the blame squarely at the feet of someone like Palin. It doesn't hurt that it's politically expedient, too. Blame your political rivals for anything and everything. It's SOP, and both parties do it reflexively. OTOH, since the right uses terrorism as a national security issue, anything that makes islamist terrorism look like a less concerted threat is good for the left, since it undermines a relative (tough on terror) strength of the GOP. Sad, cynical, un-American, and stupid, but it's the reality of our political parties.
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Mallory Mallory
It might no less than be sincere reporting of the info, and now not specific elements pandering to the Christian neighborhood, highlighting the peaceable Christians. In truth it would swing simply the reverse to spotlight Christian extremist companies. Of path there are peaceable Muslims. Hasan wasn't one. He was once disturbed, tried conversation with Al Qaeda (which the federal businesses are sitting on), and attempted to transform his sufferers. So, the declare that his religion had not anything to do with that is ridiculous. Chalk me up as yet another person who's in poor health of victimizing a assassin.
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Jere Jere
1) For some reason, I suspect you are more than happy to forgive right wing publications for jumping to conclusions about Hassan. 2) Similarly, I wonder if you don't, when somebody criticizes Fox news, jump to exclaim "that's just the opinion shows!" 3) When a member of congress is shot in the head by a random, crazed looking individual, it's generally safe to assume that politics had something to do with the motivation.
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Gerry Gerry
For one the left dosent want to offend the muslims. Second the left took a beating kast election so now they want to act childish and smear the right every chance they get. And to you should watch fox news you could learn alot.
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Dodge Dodge
The NY times has neutered itself with its liberal bias and tainted news. The times is not relevant.
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Booker Booker
the ny times is a Publicly traded Business . Conservatives now want to tell a private business what they should and should not due? Keeping the stock holders happy is their only responsibility
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Booker Originally Answered: Am I jumping to conclusions?
You might find your happiness lays with a sweeter tempered guy, who is not into acts of aggression against those who are weaker then they are. Don't go to the extreme and find someone you can dominate as that is not a fulfilling relationship for either of you. A little give, take, and compromise is a good thing. You are looking for a partner not a master. He has shown by his own actions that he is temperamentally unstable. First by insisting you be under his control after only a two months, and trying to fast forward the relationship by several months if not years in one fell swoop. Taking those creepy photographs highlights his controlling nature, and by show you what he did he's giving you a glimpse of his twisted nature and need for control. He is systematically laying down the groundworks of fear and intimidation that he will at sometime in the future as a mental if not physical tool to break you down. You'll in essence be his "at home" punching bag for all the ills the world places on his shoulders. Your future kids may or may not be included in his cycle of violence. From your post above you have had some experience with rageaholics. After getting out of abusive relationships a strong percentage of women and men fall right back into them thinking this time will be different when it never will be. They are in essence sending out signals that act as a magnet to these types of people, because they make excuses and overlook the bad behavior in hopes that the good things will outweigh the bad. Some even seek out such relationships with a false sense of being able to change the other person, or as a self inflicted punishment. These types are only opening themselves up to whole other kind of abuse. Same old tricks won't work or give the abuser the desired effect, so they will have to invent newer nastier ones. You have to have a strong sense of self worth and personality to back it up for and abusive partner to see you as an equal and treat you with respect. It is a cycle that each person unconsciously places themselves into. They see the behavior and ignore or tiptoe around the relationship instead of confronting or getting out of it, before it has spiraled out of control. You should never live a life in fear of your partner, who should be a source of comfort , love, and protection. It is unsatisfying and demeaning to all you can accomplish if you only give yourself the chance. It's good that your having a knee jerk reaction to his behavior before getting deeper into the relationship. To some degree we all have to wade through our partner's emotional baggage and help them with closure to build a strong foundation for the future, but in no way on this green earth are we put here to be physical or mental outlets for someone else's rage. After careful calculation of what you wish to gain out of the relationship is worth the effort you put into it. Then the relationship may be worth saving. I would suggest getting him into counseling or anger management, but for how new the relationship is I think he'll only lash out at you for suggesting it. Tell him you are flattered by his attentions and intentions, but at this time you have your own responsibilities and if he is willing to work around that and treat you with the respect you and your relationship deserves then I'd say you may have a great future. **If you decide to work it out. Nip his odd behavior in the bud. Playing into it only lets him feel he can get away with more. Standing up and letting him know how you feel on the little things will discourage him on trying to pull of bigger stuff. Definitely get to meet his family before tying yourself financially or emotionally to him any tighter. You may get a broader picture of what brush he is really painted with (if he is the saner one of the bunch or just an oddity who got messed over by others). If he throw a fit or starts doing retaliatory things for your decision, then cut him out of your life fast. With these types of people don't just do a dump and run, for they will try and retaliate. Giving him an out that will sooth his injured pride and give him a closure that will effectively end the relationship on a positive note and and not give him reason to keep tormenting or bothering you in future. You don't want an obsessive compulsive making you a target of their frustration. Take stock of your life and seek out the person you are truly meant to be with. I highly recommend it! I found my perfect foil, by using life experiences in helping me recognize my perfect mate. He is a classic high intelligence type who runs hot and cold at any given moment. He can be placid when one on one, achingly sweet, kind, and giving with those in need, a funny showman in crowds, and aggressive and quick tempered when frustrated. I on the other hand am very even tempered. I make sure his generosity doesn't turn him into a doormat, while giving him a shoulder to lean on when he is feeling wiped. I can give as good as I get when he needs to vent his frustrations or in an argumentative mood. I'm still trying to not to feel personally responsible for his sometimes embarrassing or over-the-tops "look at me" and competitive behavior at social gatherings, but I think that characteristic will mellow with age...hopefully. Who knows what our kids will take after....that's still a little ways off.

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