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Surprising message from Morgan Freeman. He blames the media for CT shooting.

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MORGAN FREEMAN ON THE SHOOTINGS YESTERDAY:

"You want to know why. This may sound cynical, but here's why.

It's because of the way the media reports it. Flip on the news and watch how we treat the Batman theater shooter and the Oregon mall shooter like celebrities. Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris are household names, but do you know the name of a single victim of Columbine? Disturbed people who would otherwise just off themselves in their basements see the news and want to top it by doing something worse, and going out in a memorable way. Why a grade school? Why children? Because he'll be remembered as a horrible monster, instead of a sad nobody.

CNN's article says that if the body count "holds up", this will rank as the second deadliest shooting behind Virginia Tech, as if statistics somehow make one shooting worse than another. Then they post a video interview of third-graders for all the details of what they saw and heard while the shootings were happening. Fox News has plastered the killer's face on all their reports for hours. Any articles or news stories yet that focus on the victims and ignore the killer's identity? None that I've seen yet. Because they don't sell. So congratulations­, sensationalist media, you've just lit the fire for someone to top this and knock off a day care center or a maternity ward next.

You can help by forgetting you ever read this man's name, and remembering the name of at least one victim. You can help by donating to mental health research instead of pointing to gun control as the problem."

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Not a real quote??

This examiner article (Dec 17th) claims that these statements were never made by Morgan Freeman:

http://www.examiner.com/article/morgan-freeman-statement-bla...

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I blame guys like Morgan Freeman.

I blame guys like Morgan Freeman. He's a soundbite spitting mouthpiece for the MSM. The media hero worships Morgan Freeman because he's a Communist race baiter and he always delivers the soundbites they need, and here he is, trying to distance himself from his own garbage.

Too late Morgan. Too late...

"Their stated policy, publicly stated, is to do whatever it takes to see to it that Obama only serves one term," the actor said. "What’s, what does that, what underlines that? Screw the country. We’re going to whatever we do to get this black man, we can, we’re going to do whatever we can to get this black man outta here."

Nobody knows better than Morgan Freeman himself just how full of crap and complicit he really is.

a broken clock is right twice a day

Morgan freeman is an obaminoid , look at his horrible positions on the real issues.

a broken clock is right twice a day

Morgan freeman is an obamoid , look at his horrible positions on the real issues.

Source

Please provide a source for his quote.

I love the last part "You can

I love the last part "You can help by donating to mental health research instead of pointing to gun control as the problem...."

Morgan is the man....!!

BTW< can someone find the actual source when he said this? I can;t find it anywhere, and now I'm thinking it may be some Internet myth...

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

Like or love him for this

Like or love him for this statement, but you won't like or love him on many other of his political positions.

i like his position on

i like his position on affirmative action...

If you disagree with me on anything you are not a real libertarian...

His political views are not

His political views are not my favorite:

"Morgan Freeman laid down the chips on the Tea Party in a new interview with Piers Morgan that is due to air Friday night.

The Oscar-winning actor sat down with the British TV host and, amongst other things, discussed his belief that the right wing Tea Party's anti-Obama stance is rooted in racism."

http://www.datalounge.com/cgi-bin/iowa/ajax.html?t=10874603#...

It's interesting that in the above quote, he refers to Obama as a "black" president, because he also said this:

"America's first black president hasn't arisen yet. He's not America's first black president. He's America's first mixed-race president."

http://www.npr.org/2012/07/13/156724061/morgan-freemans-obam...

A statement that is factual, but also divisive for most people as race baiting.

I haven't watched

The Msm since the 89 seconds debate, I'll take his word on the coverage.

Thanks...

a sane comment.

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