Loughner's Grudge Against Giffords Dates From 2007

Legal Insurrection has been following the media /left distortion of the shooter's motivation in the Arizona atrocity. The effort to blame Palin/Limbaugh/heated rhetoric is preposterous.It is becoming clear that Loughner had a longstanding delusional hatred of Congresswoman Giffords, as this interview with Loughner's close friend in Mother Jones reveals: Tierney tells Mother Jones in an exclusive interview that Loughner held a years-long grudge against Giffords and had repeatedly derided her as a "fake." Loughner's animus toward Giffords intensified after he attended one of her campaign events and she did not, in his view, sufficiently answer a question he had posed, Tierney says. He also describes Loughner as being obsessed with "lucid dreaming"-that is, the idea that conscious dreams are an alternative reality that a person can inhabit and control-and says Loughner became "more interested in this world than our reality." Tierney adds, "I saw his...(Read Full Post)