Friday, June 12, 2009

What Really Fuels the Violence

Rush Limbaugh recently blamed the American left for the violence at the Holocaust Museum.

"Very predictably, ladies and gentlemen, the media, the American left is trying to score some political points as a result of this tragedy at the Holocaust Museum in Washington yesterday, and as predictable, they are trying to blame this on me, other conservatives and right-wingers. It's the traditional approach taken by the American left. The facts of the case, however, are such that if we want start assigning blame for this beyond this nutcase Jew hater, and notice that very few people actually want to do that. They want to claim this guy didn't have the ability to act on his own. He only could act if he was inspired by somebody. Well, who did he hate? He hated both Bushes. He hated neocons. He hated John McCain. He hated Republicans. He hated Jews as well. He believes in an inside job conspiracy of 9/11. This guy is a leftist, if anything. This guy's beliefs, this guy's hate stems from influence that you find on the left, not on the right."

Paul Krugman disagrees and says it's the fault of the American right.

"But with the murder of Dr. George Tiller by an anti-abortion fanatic, closely followed by a shooting by a white supremacist at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the analysis looks prescient. There is, however, one important thing that the D.H.S. report didn’t say: Today, as in the early years of the Clinton administration but to an even greater extent, right-wing extremism is being systematically fed by the conservative media and political establishment."

But we here at the First Church of the DC Comictician understand what drives these wanton acts of violence. And no, it isn't that some people are mentally disturbed, unbalanced and have distorted views that come mostly from within their own minds. We know that these displays of horrendous violence are caused solely by the publication of Marvel Comics.

Think about it. You've got the Incredible Hulk who turns all green and explodes out his clothes wreaking havoc on everybody. The Punisher goes on rampages blowing up everything in sight. No one ever seems to know if Ghost Rider is possessed by some evil spirit or if he's a real superhero. Spiderman's got that evil alter ego named Venom and how's anyone to know which is which?

It's no wonder that perfectly sane people pick up a copies of these comic books and go out on a shooting a rampage. If they had stuck with Superman and the Green Lantern, they would undoubtedly be productive citizens doing harmless things like running major corporations, getting kickbacks and bonuses based on the number of people they layoff and families they toss out into the streets.

It's simple logic. If more people stuck with DC Comics instead of delving into the abyss as presented by Marvel, our society would be completely free from all insanity and all forms of random violent crimes.


Buzzardbilly said...

What?! Are you announcing that Marvel Comics will have a new baddie called Rush Limboggle who both rushes and boggles the mind with his complete disregard for both morals and logic? Wow. Them Marvel folks just don't care who their hate speech may inspire and what acts may follow from that inspiration. Bastids.

Muze Euterpe said...

My friend,

These are dark and confusing times, when right seems wrong and wrong, right. Obviously, there are Lords of Chaos at work here.

We must call out to Amethyst,Princess of Gemworld.

Hoyt said...

Personally, I think the Silver Surfer's behind the whole thing because he has issues with being such a lame "superhero."

Malach the Merciless said...

I personally think it is Franklin Richards fault, that little Neo-Nazi

primalscreamx said...

This all started when Superman died for our sins back in the early 90s. It's been shit since then.

libhom said...

Those evilllllllll Marvel comic. LOL

Anne Johnson said...

Marvel. Even the name sounds suspiciously Pagan. Root it out!

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Elvis Drinkmo said...

Beat it, Venus. There is no room for Greek or Roman gods here. Homer has nothing on Grant Morrison.