To better understand this, imagine the outcry if, let us say, a white student who was certain that he was denied admission to a prestigious university because of affirmative action, murdered a university official and the daughter of the dean of admissions and...
There is an element of the public that will support and cheer-on what it perceives as the underdog -- even if the "underdog" is a crazed murderer. It's not a new phenomenon. The escapades of Bonnie & Clyde and a host of other murderous criminals were practically serialized by the news media. They were held up as heros -- defenders of the "little guy," and the public jumped right on board. Nothing new here.
Just when you thought you've seen it all with the Sandy Hook murders of a classroom full of children, America experiences another new low: A man named Christopher Dorner murders (as of this writing) three innocent people in order to air personal grievances. And his grievances are given serious attention by the national media, not to mention left-wing websites.
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