Predictable. They have to get the narrative out there that is is due to conservatives so that when it comes out that is is due to a mentally disturbed person or a liberal that "common knowledge" and "consensus" is that it was due to a conservative.
Hugabear (9,769 posts)
My money is on some teabagger anti-government, anti-tax extremist
Not jumping to conclusions, but I wouldn't be surprised if the person behind the bombing attack in Boston was some extremist anti-government, anti-tax nutjob. After all, it is thetStar Member Warpy (68,270 posts)
1. It was an attack against people
away from the stands where the dignitaries were sitting.
Offhand, I'd say you're right about that.
Lefty bombers are more likely to do crimes against property.Star Member justiceischeap (9,532 posts)
2. I don't want to speculate however your speculation has merit
The reason I agree your speculation has merit is because "professional" terrorists tend to go for mass casualties. The timing of these bombs actually happened when there were fewer bystanders in the bandstands. That doesn't sound like something a "professional" terrorist would do.Star Member onehandle (34,774 posts)
3. Crowded event in a Liberal City. Many Newtown families involved. Tax Day.
Whether it is Domestic or International terrorism, it's a right-winger.Star Member City Lights (21,279 posts)
4. My first thought was that it was a right-wing nut. ntStar Member backscatter712 (19,356 posts)
5. Pretty safe bet.
Normally, the right-wing extremists fall into three groups: The fundie/Dominionist theocratic Christians, the white-supramacist KKK/neo-Nazis, and the anti-fed/anti-tax/sovereign-citizen/militia types. All three of the above are enraged about the current round of gun-regulation in the works, especially the last group.
Seeing that today's Tax Day, and Patriot Day, and there were Sandy Hook family members in the stands, I'm betting it's the anti-feds, though any one of these three groups have the motive to do this.phobos (8 posts)
8. There are the greedy stuffy types as well
That only care about money.Star Member Marrah_G (21,610 posts)
Patriots day, Tax day, scary Kenyans winning marathons.
I'm betting on a home grown nut.....probably a local one.Star Member silverweb (12,819 posts)
7. Agreed.Star Member Warren Stupidity (31,498 posts)KingFlorez (9,706 posts)
9. I thought about that too
Especially when I read that the explosion was near the VIP section where some of the Newtown families were seated. Some crazy might have justified setting off a bomb punish people for trying to "take away guns".
11. The date is certainly a clue.
But probably best to hold off until there is more data
Teabagger's most hated day of the year.