February 14, 2009

Right-Wing Hate

Lest there be any doubt regarding what motivated Jim Adkisson to shoot up the Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church last year, that doubt can now be erased. You may recall that police found hate literature by Savage, Hannity and O'Reilly in Adkisson's home. Now Adkisson, serving a life sentence, has provided a manifesto in which he not only indicated that he was motivated to kill liberals but also called for a violent right-wing revolution.

From Adkisson's manifesto:
Know this if nothing else: This was a hate crime. I hate the damn left-wing liberals. There is a vast left-wing conspiracy in this country & these liberals are working together to attack every decent & honorable institution in the nation, trying to turn this country into a communist state. Shame on them....
These are the views expressed by Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly, and other right-wing media celebrities. Millions of Americans rely on these sources as their only source of news and political commentary. Be afraid.

H/T to Pam's House Blend