Currently there's a murder spree unfolding in and around the city of Los Angeles. The suspect, Chris Dorner, is a fired Los Angeles police officer who reportedly left a manifesto behind. In it, he expresses his admiration for many members of the elite media, including some of NBC's highest profile stars: Chris Matthews, Joe Scarborough, Brian Williams, Meredith Viera, and Tom Brokaw.
Here's a transcript of NBC's Meredith Viera introducing a segment that links Sarah Palin to Jared Loughner's shooting of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
Here's a transcript of NBC's Today show floating the idea Sarah Palin might have inspired Loughner:
Sarah Palin has been coming under some criticism. While there is no evidence her Web site featuring a target on Giffords' district had anything to do with this attack, some are asking if today's political rhetoric is inspiring the lunatic fringe?
Here's NBC's Chris Mathews attempting to link Palin (and Bachmann) to Loughner.
Need I go on?
There has never been a single piece of evidence linking anything Palin has ever written or said to Jared Loughner -- not even a manifesto like the one that names some of NBC's biggest stars … by name.
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