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Crazy to Everyone
but the New York Times

City Journal [NYC, NY], by Heather MacDonald

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/14/2013 5:37:47 AM

A homicidal maniac blames racism in the Los Angeles Police Department for his killing rampage against cops and civilians and the New York Times responds, “You know, he just may have a point.” On Monday, as fired LAPD cop Christopher Dorner eluded capture for the sixth day after killing a Riverside Police Department officer, the daughter of his departmental defense attorney, and her fiancé, the Times wrapped up three days of observations about racism in the LAPD in response to Dorner’s charge, in a lunatic manifesto, that the department was endemically biased and brutal.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/14/2013 5:58:39 AM     (No. 9175423)

Every bureaucracy has it´s backstabbers and carpers.Police dept.s are no different. Being a street cop in uncivilized neighborhoods sheds a different light on how a certain breed of cat needs to be treated. It´s easy to sit back in an armchair and claim cops acted over the top in someway but when your own personal safety is at risk you want to put the threat down as quickly as possible. Of course this might mean throwing the suspect on the ground while trying to cuff him and maybe get a few shots in along the way. that´s how they relieve the adrenaline that´s pumped up pursuing a hardball criminal.

the other thing that´s frustrating to cops is arresting people and they´re back out on the streets the next day,so they administer their own form of justice.Is it right? probably not but I fully understand it.

Rodney King celebrated getting a job by getting at least drunk and driving a 100 MPH. He seemed to have super human powers at a time PCP was popular.Looking at the tape afterwards,it´s easy to say police brutality but maybe they just had a hard time subduing him. It´s not like he made the best use of the settlement money using it on the same thing,drugs and booze.

I´m going to give the cops the benefit of the doubt 99% of the time because i don´t envy their jobs.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickeymat, 2/14/2013 7:24:24 AM     (No. 9175497)

So how does this killer and the NYT view the murder of Asian Americans. Wasn´t his first victim Asian American? Is this racism as well?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Former lurker, 2/14/2013 7:39:10 AM     (No. 9175518)

This monster that some on the left are celebrating stalked and murdered a young woman and her fiancée because he was mad at the woman´s father who had represented him in a hearing. Downer didn´t know his victims but was so evil that their murders were an appropriate way to react. Sick, sick ,sick and the NYT´s isn´t even embarrassed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 2/14/2013 7:46:35 AM     (No. 9175529)

Not disagreeing with #1, but the corruption of the LAPD is legendary. It has been going on since at least the late 1920´s. If you ever get a chance to see the movie Eastwood directed called The Changling, he covers it in a very disturbing fashion. I guess what I am trying to say is that the LAPD is finally reaping what it has been sowing all these decades. They just picked on the wrong cop thats all.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Antidem, 2/14/2013 9:28:53 AM     (No. 9175718)




Look at the innocent people these cops fired on by mistake. Three other people were almost killed by police. It´s clear LA police never intended to take him alive.
This case stinks all around. I´m disgusted by Doener and those who think Dorner is a hero, AND disgusted by LAPD. Like it or not we have a dirty case here.

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2013/02/ex-cop-manhunt-newspaper-delivery-women-shot.html

http://articles.latimes.com/2013/feb/09/local/la-me-torrance-shooting-20130210


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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/14/2013 9:49:32 AM     (No. 9175773)

May Dorner burn in hell for his crimes...Oh, Wait!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: phillyred, 2/14/2013 9:53:42 AM     (No. 9175783)

When someone they suspect to be a right-winger (which it rarely ever is) goes on a murder spree, the media immediately questions who is the instigator of the hatred...talk radio, tea party, GOP. If a left-winger does it (which it almost always is) the media tries as hard as possible to understand or sympathize with his grievance!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: The Architect, 2/14/2013 11:04:42 AM     (No. 9175977)

The New York Times, is there any issue they´re not on the wrong side of?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Distorted, 2/15/2013 12:20:10 PM     (No. 9178167)

Could it be possible that superiors in the LAPD instead of forming opinions of Dorner based on race formed negative opinions of him and held him back because he exhibited traits of a psychopathic lunatic even before falling completely over the edge and killing innocents pellmell? Could it just be, NYTs?

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