The Modern Republican

I would think that this is from The Onion, except the fine line between comedy and tragedy is erased:

Randolph Linn, 52, accepted a plea deal in which he pled guilty to all charges in connection to setting a fire in the prayer room at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo on Sept. 30. Under the deal, Linn is expected to serve 20 years in prison instead of 40.

Linn explained to the court that he had gotten “riled up” after watching Fox News.

“And I was more sad when Judge [Jack] Zouhary asked him that, ‘Do you know any Muslims or do you know what Islam is?’” one mosque member who attended the hearing recalled to WNWO. “And he said, ‘No, I only know what I hear on Fox News and what I hear on radio.’”

“Muslims are killing Americans and trying to blow stuff up,” Linn also reportedly told the judge. “Most Muslims are terrorists and don’t believe in Jesus Christ.”

(Raw Story)

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0 Responses to The Modern Republican

  1. Another Kiwi says:

    He’ll get pardoned when Bachmann is President and will make a presidential run in 2020. “The Plumber / Lin 2020” or he’ll get a Teevee show, whichever is most lucrative


  2. Dimitrios says:

    If Fox News were a medication, the harmful side effects suffered by users like Randolph Linn would be actionable. It’s about time for a class action suit brought by people impoverished, incapacitated or incarcerated because they depended upon Fox News’ reports of reality, when those reports were knowingly faulty.



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