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Shooter’s YouTube Page?

Perhaps alleged shooter Jared Lee Loughner’s YouTube page, while it is up.

The videos are full of paranoid and nonsensical statements about government “brainwash” and “mind control”. A number are structured as syllogisms.

Some screenshots:

Loughner also had a MySpace page that has since been taken down. Fox News reports that the last writing on the page was “Goodbye, friends.” And among his favorite books, he listed both Mein Kampf and The Communist Manifesto. Other books listed To Kill A Mockingbird, The Wizard of Oz, Brave New World, Alice In Wonderland, Plato’s Republic, We The Living.

By early accounts, a deeply disturbed person with no discernable ideology.

Daniel Foster — Daniel Foster has been news editor of National Review Online since 2009, and was a web site editor until 2012. His work has appeared in The American Spectator, The American ...

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