I am about to utter a something I would have never, ever thought would escape my lips, and it is this:
Rush Limbaugh could not be more correct.
On Rush's radio show yesterday, a caller phoned in and essentially made the same assertion Jack Thompson made on Fox: namely, that the shooter had most likely been trained by video games, or had been brainwashed by them, etcetera. Rush responded:
Just goes to show you that you can't judge a pundit's stance on video gaming by their political slant; Jack Thompson has many liberal equivalents, and, evidently, one of the most conservative people in America agrees with us gamers.
Hit the jump for the rest of the transcript.
CALLER: What I really think is an issue is video violence, video gaming. I will guarantee you, I'll bet my last dollar in my pocket, that this shooter will be found to have been a compulsive video gamer, and when people are living that kind of lifestyle -- and college students do this a lot.
After this, he proposed a few of his own theories as to why the shootings occurred -- namely, a lack of Godlessness in schools and the tendency of liberal professors to talk about how crappy the world is without offering a solution -- but he had me at "let's not jump the gun on this guy and make him a video gamer."
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