Merely a week after a crazed gunman shot Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords in the head and left several others dead and wounded at a local political event, a Tea Party spokesman in the same area received a public death threat at a town hall meeting– from one of Jared Loughner’s victims.
What made him think that this behavior was ok for him? Just because you’re shot does not give you a license to go around threatening people who you disagree with. Being shot also does not instantly make you any more credible as a source of information on any subject, other than what it feels like to get shot.
I’m sorry this individual was shot, however with the following information:
It’s obvious his brain isn’t firing on all cylinders. Crazy knows no political affiliation, it is the ultimate “bipartisan” issue. I would suggest next time follow a longer cool down period. I know I can be extremely hot headed, and I trust my friends to keep me in check.
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.