The PJ Tatler

Occupy Raleigh protester shoots domestic partner at work; local news sanitizes story for no apparent reason

If a Tea Party activist tried to murder his lover, who was also part of the Tea Party, you can rest assured it would lead network and cable news stories for weeks to come, regardless of whether or not the association with the Tea Party had an influence on the crime at all.

An Occupy Raleigh activist shot and critically wounded his domestic partner and two innocent bystanders Wednesday before being found dead of self-inflicted wounds the following day. So why did the local news feel compelled to edit out the news of their association with the Occupy Movement, while still posting news that the shooter had previously been arrested?