NPR Journalist: Boston Terrorist Attack Likely Right-Wingers Celebrating Columbine or Hitler’s Birthday
April 18, 2013  //  By:   //  Liberal Lunacy, Media Bias, Terrorism  //  68 Comments   //   18976 Views

Dina Temple-Raston is an award-winning journalist serving as a Counterterrorism Correspondent for National Public Radio.  Temple-Raston recently spoke with officials about the Boston Marathon attack, and based on those conversations came up with a very questionable analysis.

Via Revealing Politics:

While most news outlets have managed to somewhat temper the all too common blame game that occurs after attacks such as the one that occurred mere days ago in Boston, NPR decided to go all in on who may have perpetrated such a violent crime.

Here’s the transcript:

Well, officials told us that they have some promising leads though no actual smoking gun.  They expect this case will take weeks, not months to solve.

Pretty harmless so far, right?

The thinking, as we’ve been reporting, is that this is a domestic, extremist attack.

Certainly still up for debate at this stage of the game, but still not too bad.

And officials are leaning that way, largely because of the timing of the attack.

Now, this is the point where we find out A) What makes an extremist? and B) Why the timing is important to those involved in question A.   Temple-Raston interjects her own analysis to answer those difficult questions.

A) –

April is a big month for anti-government and right-wing individuals.

B) –

There’s the Columbine anniversary.  There’s Hitler’s birthday.  There’s the Oklahoma City bombing.  The assauly on the Branch Dividian compound in Waco.

Just to summarize:  Right-wingers are likely responsible for the Boston Marathon terrorist attack because they are celebrating Columbine and Hitler’s birthday.

Listen for yourself…

About the Author :

Rusty Weiss is a freelance journalist focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been writing conservatively charged articles for several years in the upstate New York area, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, American Thinker, FoxNews.com, Big Government, the Times Union, and the Troy Record. He is also Editor of one of the top conservative blogs of 2012, the Mental Recession.

68 Comments to “NPR Journalist: Boston Terrorist Attack Likely Right-Wingers Celebrating Columbine or Hitler’s Birthday”
  • Rob Jones
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Libs hear hoofbeats and immediately issue alerts to look out for zebras. It always turns out to be horses, but if they do it long enough they’re hoping it’ll eventually be right once.

  • dangles
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    An ignorant libtard strikes again.

  • David N Sawyer
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    WRONG!!! Where is your Retraction and Correction regarding the Islamic Extremists Who Bombed the Boston Marathon!

  • sun_dance
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Idiot!!!

  • Bud-Kathy Jones
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Award winning ? What award and what was it given out for, and by who ? Was the award for being prejudicial to White conservatives. Isn’t wrong to prejudge any race, ethnic group, people of different political persuasions ? Were bomb throwers because we disagree with progressive democrats who are currently killing children with drone strikes and live birth abortions. It is not our group that is on trial in Philadelphia for the slaughter of young innocents. It is the racest progressives!

  • David Warner
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    she and her organization are funded with taxpayer money I believe we should pull the plug on things (NPR) like this .there is no place for this biased propaganda coming from pubicli

    • Jon Henry
      April 19, 2013 - Reply

      I have to agree David . . . this journalist? . . . .not only has destroyed her own credibility, but places yet another ding in the NPR ding-bat list

    • Daniel A Marsiglia
      April 19, 2013 - Reply

      I can live without Masterpiece Theater…

  • Ace London
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    OH DEAR LORD where do I begin? First off. I rarely comment on these things. So, for me to do so now is saying something. But, I have to say. This is a supposedly an award winning journalist. Now…. As such, she should know how to check her facts, and get her facts straight before she runs her mouth. Meaning, at the time of what she said no one was really sure what was going on. She took it upon herself to not only say it was right wingers. But, right winger “Extremist”. This burns me up, mainly because since she works for NPR she is probably one who swings FAR to the left. Now… Since she does, most if not all lefties are always opposed to people who discriminate against gays, blacks, and anyone else of a different nationality. But, have no problem being hypocrites and ridiculing, and being prejudice to Christians, people who stand firmly in favor of the United States Constitution, Pro lifers, ETC. I challenge ANY liberal to explain this. And, before you start DON’T GIVE ME the “Conservatives hated us first” speech. Two wrongs to not make a right man. Why people do not call liberals out on their contradictions is beyond me. Seriously. If you don’t like the United States Constitution, and if you have a problem with Liberty. Go to Russia. I am sure you will enjoy the way they are living. Geez. Seriously. Sick of hearing this crap. What a moron she is.

  • Alison Swain
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    They always think it’s a right-wing attacker and they’re always wrong. Tim McVeigh, who was NOT a right-wing, Christian, was also an associate of anti-American Muslims. No, that didn’t fit the Clinton narrative, but the evidence is there. McVeigh was their “lily-white” beard.

    Remember “John Doe #2″ that they were looking for right after the OKC bombing – a dark-skinned, Middle Eastern-looking man walking away from the building just prior to it blowing up. Also, McVeigh had stayed at a motel owned by a guy who later worked at the Boston airport in September 2001, from which two of the 9-11 planes departed. And known ex-Iraqi Republican Guard dudes also stayed at the same OKC motel.

  • Kelly Wilkins
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    hey dipshit… like always, your idiocy knows no bounds. But since you like to stir the pot, I’ll bite. But like the rest of America, we knew the bombings were terrorist bombings, and like most of us assumed, they were islamic/muslim hate crimes against americans. So while you are defending their actions by writing this red herring, you may as well choke on buckshot…

  • Marty
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Eh, the Branch Davidian’s (you don’t know how to even spell it) didn’t kill anyone … that would have been the Clinton administration … not exactly “right wingers”

    • Johnny Blackwelder
      April 19, 2013 - Reply

      They were cleared of any and ll charges against them. Seems the Davidians were simply minding their own business and the government didn’t like it. They were murdered by a left wing democratic government.

      • Bill Campbell
        April 19, 2013 - Reply

        And you won’t find anyone shedding a tear for the children that the government killed. There were quite a few.

      • Carl Roden
        April 19, 2013 - Reply

        The only thing they were not cleared of was the fact that David Koresh might have molested some of the children. Of course that falls onto the guy himself rather than the whole group unless they were complicit. Even so that did not warrant what the government did to them. Pedophilia and child molestation are not death penalty offenses (though they should be!) and that’s up to the States how to try the guilty, not for the ATF to play executioner.

  • Tracy Page
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    You sorry fucking piece of SHIT

  • Claude AndPam Parish
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    On his talk show on CNBC or MSNBC, Phil Donahue declared that the Beltway sniper was going to be a ” white guy”. John Muhammad was the opposite of white. Christ Matthews and his husband Lawrence O’Donnell postulated that ‘right wingers’ were most likely to be the bombers because of tax day. These people are NOT reporters, but are regarded as such by people who can’t see the line between reporter and commentator. Responsible ‘journalists’ don’t speculate. They report. Too bad responsible journalists all seem to be on permanent vacation.

    • Marlene Schultz Parlak
      April 19, 2013 - Reply

      I agree with you. I think all of us (to use their words) “ring wing extremists” should write all of them and demand an apology. However you know she really did make a big mistake though the Hitler honoring idiot lives in the White House.

  • IrishMistx3
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    This woman is an idiot. No basis for such statements, no facts, no investigation, no sources…..and on and on. Irresponsible “journalism” is not only distasteful it is also inflammatory and even potentially dangerous.

  • Rose
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    and she gets paid for lies? crack kills lady – report that!

  • David Lamb
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    lol….yes the Right Wing Nut Jobs would be celebrating Columbine…..you know that school shooting that was commited by two kids whose parents were liberal progressives…..lol

    • Carl Roden
      April 19, 2013 - Reply

      David you are siting facts and logic….that won’t work with Leftist fascists like her.

  • Timmy Stack
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    why the blame game by either side? everyone jumps to conclusions but it seems in todays media coverage no one has respect. reporters used to be non-biased or at least kept their personal opins to themselves.

  • Edward Zielinski
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    A reward winning asshole just like the rest of left wing media.

  • D Sanchez
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Also enjoyable was when Glenn Greenwald absolutely humiliated Temple-Raston back in 2010. I especially love how DTR tries to pull rank on GG (“you don’t do national security for a living”) right before he exposes her as a hack stenographer for the government, and the audience laughs and applauds.

    Here’s the DTR vs. GG link: http://youtu.be/nyJU2Ceq83s?t=53m14s

  • James Savik
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    hey douche-rag: Chechnya has a Tea Party?

  • Ronnie Wells
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    You must consider yet again the type of person that would make a comment like that. It’s that kinda of crap from people like her that continues to divide the people of this Country!

  • Patricia Taylor-Giles
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    she got an AWARD for journalism ??!! LMAO! Her work IS incredible isn’t it? I’m sick and tired of these stupid, hateful, rambling fools on the left who fancy themselves as legitimate journalists. All this dumbass broad deserves is a bitchslap! I’ll be happy to do the honors.

  • Brian Gunderson
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    This how the Nazi’s treated the Jews. Hate filled rhetoric.

    • Bill Campbell
      April 19, 2013 - Reply

      You mean how Muslims are treating non-Muslims, or the way non-Muslims are treating Muslims? This isn’t rhetoric.

  • DahktaD
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Muslims are our enemy. They mean to terrorize and kill our people. There is no other possible response except to declare war on muslims and remove them from our soil, shutdown their mosques, deny visas from muslim countries.

    • obloodyhell
      April 19, 2013 - Reply

      I would not go quite so far, but we DO need to put more pressure on the moderates (they do exist, and they MAY actually outnumber the nutjobs — especially in the USA) to come out and be VERY clearly against Islamofascism, and to see and hear more about them doing things to stop the extremists from hiding amongst them.

      That’s the level it’s at right now — strong pressure and a lot less “PC” mollycoddling them.

  • Bill Campbell
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    You lefties are one delusional group. It’s just one stupid comment after the next. Why is nobody stating the obvious? Chechnya is predominantly a Muslim nation. These were Muslim terrorists. When I made such suggestions a few days ago, I was chastised for my remarks. I can’t stand leftists any more. You’re more part of the problem than the solution.

    • obloodyhell
      April 19, 2013 - Reply

      I didn’t even presume that until it was acked by the uncle that they ARE Islamic.

      Sounds like the uncle is one of those all-too-rare “good” Muslims who actually find the actions of his nephews deplorable, and says so.

  • Christine Zeppieri
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    blahaahahahahahahaaaahahahaaaaa!

  • Richard G. Shuster
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    With a World filled with Whackos, we needed one more, she certainly is!!!!!!!!

  • JOE JOE
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    She Cant even get hitlers Birthday right

    • obloodyhell
      April 19, 2013 - Reply

      That’s not surprising. She probably believes the Tea Party has Hitler’s brain, hoping to revive him sometime this century… :-S

  • GSfancier
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    The author is an idiot.

  • taxedbykitz
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Wrong again …Dingbat liberal

  • obloodyhell
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Send NPR a nastygram. Demand her resignation. Or an apology.

    http://help.npr.org/npr/includes/customer/npr/custforms/contactus.aspx

  • Neena Lane
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    She needs to be sued for slander.

  • gwm68
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    What an idiot. Needs to de funded.

  • SGT V
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Defund NPR NOW

  • Carl Roden
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Nazis were not right wingers, they were national SOCIALISTS.
    Right wingers believe in limited government, not national anything, let alone socialism.

    • Rob
      April 21, 2013 - Reply

      True true true

  • Obie Greenway
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    Dina Temple-Raston , you were half-right!
    It was a domestic, extremist attack and not right-wing individuals.

  • Brian Savage
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    NPR counter terrorism? We need to cut their funding and not the military’s. btw, She should lose her job. DEAD WRONG. Eastern European anti-American jihadists! btw, Even the Soviet Union was having issues with this group. No wonder why the Russians tried to quell them.

  • Brian Savage
    April 19, 2013 - Reply

    oh one more thing. the National Socialists in 1930’s Germany weren’t exactly right wingers.

  • Ty Steven
    April 20, 2013 - Reply

    Worse she was the go to person the next day while the hunt was on for the Islamist. Not one of her co workers questioned her prior statement or theories. I had no ideal right wingers were associated with Columbine & Waco??

  • Rob
    April 21, 2013 - Reply

    Fire her!

  • Rob
    April 21, 2013 - Reply

    I wonder if Obama will call this work place violence

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