K. Daniel Glover at Newsbusters.org is all over the story behind the man whose video, dubbed “The McCain-Palin Mob,” went viral all over the liberal blogosphere last week. Indeed, nearly every political blogger (not to mention many in the MSM) who marches in lock-step with the liberal agenda jumped on this one. With their usual self-righteous indignation, they exclaimed their shock, outrage and fear. Yes, these “progressive” voices, who could not care less what their unhinged brethren are up to, are scared of McCain-Palin supporters. What they should really fear is the video-maker himself.
Glover writes how the maker of the “mob” video is one Tim Russo. Turns out Russo tried to pick up a 13-year-old boy on the Internet a few years back. Unfortunately for Russo, the boy turned out to be an FBI agent. Uh oh. Since then, the convicted sex offender has been busy:
— WRUW, the campus radio station of Case Western Reserve University, booted Russo from his volunteer show in September. Russo may sue as a result of that decision, and the potential defendants include YouTube, Facebook, the conservative publication Human Events, and Republican Ohio blogger Matt Naugle.
— YouTube removed one of Russo’s other in-your-face videos as “content inappropriate.” The site also pulled his upload of a video shot for now-Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, after a copyright claim. Vimeo yanked that video, too.
And this predator is to whom the left turns to help craft their message? This deviant is looking for attention, and the dimwits on the left are feeding into it. Stay classy, libs.
UPDATE: Howard Kurtz on CNN “I’ve gone to a lot of rallies where a lot of crazy things have been said. Why are the media this week pumping up this story about McCain’s and Palin’s crowds as if it is their fault if there’s a bit of ugliness that breaks out?” More at Newsbusters.