Sabotaging Cindy

News & Politics

Right wing hate rhetoric has spawned its first monster in a truck. Attempting to forestall an avalanche of hate mail Bob Geiger writes of the coward in a king cab:

"let me just say this up front: It's possible it was a Democrat who hooked a chain and pipe to his pickup truck and plowed through the monuments erected at Cindy Sheehan's Camp Casey. It's within the wide realm of possibility that it was a liberal who intentionally drove over the white crosses honoring our military men and women, who have given their lives in Bush's war."
"It's also within an infinite universe of possibilities that George Soros will adopt me and make me the highest-paid blogger in the world -- possible, but not a snowball's chance in hell that it will come true."
Geiger then identifies the man arrested for the crime of criminal negligence, Larry Northern, and notes the unfortunate state of affairs that being an "ignorant cracker" is not yet illegal.

But I've done a small bit of internet sleuthing myself and here's what I can say with relative certainty. There is a Larry Northern who, according to this site, owns Northern Realtors in Waco, Texas.

According to Baylor University's site, that Larry Northern from Waco was a big supporter of one Larry Lynch, Republican, for sheriff:
"Baylor parent and Woodway resident Larry Northern said he decided to support Lynch because he was 'honest, straight-shooting and moral.'"
So if this is the same Larry Northern, rest easy Bob, he appears to be a Republican. But my favorite part, in light of his brand spanking new criminal negligence charge, is this quote that follows. I'll say the amen beforehand:
"Northern said Lynch's favorite saying was, 'Don't do crime because you're going to do the time.'"
(Yellow Dog Blog)

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