CNN host Howard Kurtz: Should we care about Chris Dorner’s love of CNN (and MSNBC) hosts?

Howard Kurtz is one media personality who wasn’t name-checked in alleged killer Christopher Dorner’s lengthy manifesto, so perhaps he has the perspective to ask if we should even care that Dorner praised Chris Matthews, Joe Scarborough, Pat Harvey, Brian Williams, Soledad Obrien, Wolf Blitzer, Meredith Viera, Tavis Smiley and Anderson Cooper. Should we care that he even sent Cooper a hand-labeled DVD and an LAPD coin shot through with bullets?

“Should we” and “do we” are two entirely different things, though, and if we’re going to be consistent, then yes, we do care about Dorner’s love affair with Left-leaning cable news.

Wait, when has the Left ever tried to tie violence to conservative talkers?


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Update: We wondered who would be the first to point out that Joe Scarborough is a Republican — a Republican who can happily hang with the ladies of “The View” on their big couch, but a Republican nonetheless. But a conservative?

  • Fire and Adjust!

    How can Koward Hurtz really ask this question and still expect to be taken seriously? It couldn’t possibly have been the vitriol he saw on a daily basis from the people he mentioned (BY NAME) that gave him an excuse and justification could it?…………….. well, then again, maybe it was the “assault magazines” that made him do it.

  • Lftcoaster

    CNN isn’t nicknamed “Child’s News Network” for no reason.

  • kissjrj

    Lest we forget the left tying Sarah Palin to murder in Arizona.

  • TocksNedlog

    Announcing the release of Howard Kurtz’s new non-fiction bestseller: “Why Deranged Killers Kill — An Inside Look At The Minds of the Nation’s Most Sinister Murderers”
    The book will be 1 page long; and on that page will be written: “We don’t need to know why. What difference, at this point, does it make? Those that were murdered are still dead!”

  • Randi Starr

    Kurtz baby, you should roll in the honor!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • thepoliticalchef

    Reblogged this on Thepoliticalchef's Blog and commented:
    Let me if I may highlight one of my fav bloggers Elizabeth Scalia “@HowardKurtz Well, yes, since press itself makes a POINT of trying to determine what other crazed killers think about politics and media.—
    Elizabeth Scalia (@TheAnchoress) February 08, 2013

  • Rudy Ponce

    We, America, does not have a gun problem. Liberals with guns is the problem.

    • Shawn Smith

      We obviously need reasonable restrictions on leftist ideology. It’s For the Children (TM). If it saves just one life!

  • ceemack

    Apparently, guns don’t kill people. Liberals with guns kill people.

    Heaven knows anger and hatred seem to drive the political views of many on the Left.

    Maybe the “national background check” for which they clamor should require proof of registration in the Republican, Libertarian or Conservative parties, or “Decline to state”.

  • Maxx

    You didn’t seem to have any problem connecting Sarah Palin to the shooting of Gabby Giffords you hypocritical ass.

    • Elaine

      If that killer was a Tea Party type conservative, white or black, the narrative would VERY different!

  • Garth Haycock

    Yes, we should. The truth needs to be reported that this lawless individual is a progressive, in order to balance the lies about conservatives being violent.

  • Steve_J

    If Obama had a son, I wonder if he’d look like Christopher Dorner?

  • Ben Bollman

    As soon as this Dorner guy is caught, the next day you will never hear his name again.

  • Barack Hussein Sharpton

    I think a good question to ask is “How many Chris Dorners are out there?”. How many moobat lunatics are out there being driven to the edge of insanity by all of MSNBC and CNN’s demonization of Conservatives? How many far-Left ticking time bombs are out there waiting to explode as they watch CNN and MSNBC?

  • Barack Hussein Sharpton

    You have to remember one thing about Howard Kurtz. He is the guardian of the beltway media and their precious “narrative”. That’s the purpose he serves.

  • teapartydoc

    Any Democrat wishing to own firearms should be detained and undergo psychiatric testing for thirty years prior to allowing them to carry, and then it should be limited to spitballs fired through a straw.

  • poljunkie♪

    You’d only care if he had been listening to Rush Limbaugh, Mark Levin or Glenn Beck. Then it would be an issue.

  • tifosies

    Yep, the uber-liberal voted JON HUNTSMAN!

  • lainer51

    I guess Howie forgot about this….. If I tweeted, would send to him, but don’t want to join that crowd..

    ABC’s Brian Ross got himself into trouble on Friday when he incorrectly suggested there may have been a link between the alleged shooter in the Colorado theater tragedy and the Tea Party.. “There’s a Jim Holmes of Aurora, Colorado, page on the Colorado Tea party site as well, talking about him joining the Tea Party last year,” Ross said. “Now, we don’t know if this is the same Jim Holmes. But it’s Jim Holmes of Aurora, Colorado.”

    If you missed this fiasco, it was NOT the same Jim Holmes.