This was inevitable: A federal judge has tossed out Sarah Palin’s lawsuit against the newspaper for claiming in an editorial that her political action committee was connected to the murderous 2011 rampage of Jared Lee Loughner near Tucson, Ariz. “Negligence this may be; but defamation of a public figure it plainly is not,” wrote Judge […]
(John Hinderaker) We have noted here and elsewhere Sarah Palin’s libel case against the New York Times. In a June 14 editorial, the Times accused Palin of being responsible for Jared Loughner’s murder of six people in Tucson, Arizona. Show More Summary
CNN’s Jake Tapper sent out a tweet containing a copy of the lawsuit. Palin was named in a New York Times editorial on June 14th, connecting her to the shooting of Gabby Giffords by Jared Loughner. Joe Cunningham wrote about it and this...Show More Summary
America was stunned when Jared Loughner pulled out a gun at a Tucson supermarket parking lot in 2011 and shot Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in the head at point-blank range and killed six others. No one recalls any TV pundit wondering whether...Show More Summary
Here’s the corrected version of the two offending paragraphs: Was this attack evidence of how vicious American politics has become? Probably. In 2011, Jared Lee Loughner opened fire in a supermarket parking lot, grievously wounding Representative Gabby Giffords and killing six people, including a 9-year-old girl. Show More Summary
The New York Times editorial board screwed up a six-year-old story on Wednesday. It wasn’t a small story, either. They attacked Sarah Palin for a crime she didn’t commit—influencing Gabby Giffords shooter Jared Lee Loughner. They did miss another target of criticism, though, by focusing on the wrong suspect. Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) Naturally the New York Times shows up this morning with an editorial entitled “America’s Lethal Politics,” which includes the following: In 2011, when Jared Lee Loughner opened fire in a supermarket parking lot, grievously wounding Representative Gabby Giffords and killing six people, including a 9-year-old girl. Show More Summary
“Was this attack evidence of how vicious American politics has become? Probably. In 2011, Jared Lee Loughner opened fire in a supermarket parking lot, grievously wounding Representative Gabby Giffords and killing six people, including a 9-year-old girl. At the time, we and others were sharply critical of the heated political rhetoric on the right. Before […]
The NY Times editorial board shamelessly tried to connect Sarah Palin to Jared Loughner’s shooting rampage where he killed six people and injured 13 including Rep. Gabby Giffords. At the time, the media attempted to link a map of congressional seats with “targets” that supposedly implied a threat of gun violence. Show More Summary
Just over half a decade ago, Jared Lee Loughner opened fire on then-Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) and a group of constituents she was meeting near a Tucson Safeway in Arizona. He killed six people and injured 13 more. Shooting a politician is often a political act. Show More Summary
Five years ago a deranged gunman shot Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and 18 others.
Let's hope we don't have another Jared Loughner/Sarah Palin scenario here.
Prior to shooting former Congresswoman and current Americans for Responsible Solutions co-founder Gabby Giffords and 18 others at a supermarket in Tucson in January 2011, Jared Loughner photographed his United States history textbook with a handgun lying on top of it. Show More Summary
Arizona mass-murderer Jared Lee Loughner reportedly filed a lawsuit against the congresswoman he shot in the head, Gabby Giffords, but according to Reuters and other outlets this morning, it appears the suit is a hoax. The $25 million suit was filed on March 18th, and hit the news wires yesterday, where it was widely reported... Show More Summary
Crackpot Jared Lee Loughner the fellow who shot several people five years ago in Tucson, Arizona is suing one of his victims, former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords for the emotional distress that she caused him. Among some of the charges are; • Giffords was never shot. He claims it was all an act she learned by […]
Jared Lee Loughner, who is currently serving seven life sentences (consecutive) after admitting to the 2011 shooting of former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, is now suing Giffords, according to reports. The mass shooting that Loughner admitted to carrying out took place in Tuscon, Arizona. Show More Summary
Jared Loughner, the convicted murderer who killed six people and wounded 13 (including Gabrielle Giffords) in Tucson in 2011, is now suing the former congresswoman for $25 million... More » The post Convicted Murderer Jared Loughner Sues Gabrielle Giffords for $25M appeared first on EveryJoe.
Jared Lee Loughner, who is serving seven consecutive life sentences for attacking then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and killing six people during a 2011 mass shooting, filed a $25 million lawsuit saying that Giffords was never hurt at all. According to Tucson News Now, Loughner says in the suit...
The crazed gunman is suing Gabby Giffords for $25 million — five years after he shot her in the head.
Jared Lee Loughner is serving seven consecutive life sentences for the 2011 shooting that killed six people and wounded 13, including Giffords