By Joseph E Rathjen
Published at 1WorldOnline
July 20th, 2013
The people over at “Rolling Stone Magazine” just don’t seem to understand what the rest of us do, which is, that we really don’t “give a damn” about the life of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, or “Jahar” as they so affectionately refer to him. I have another name for him – cold-blooded murderer. As the Rolling Stone so pointedly used as their reason for printing the article:
“The fact that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is young, and in the same age group as many of our readers, makes it all the more important for us to examine the complexities of this issue and gain a more complete understanding of how a tragedy like this happens.” –THE EDITORS
That excuse is good for the cover of “Psychology Today” or for the folks over at The FBI’s BAU (Behavioral Analysis Unit) at Quantico, Va., but for a music magazine that excuse doesn’t seem rationale. It’s even more disturbing when you take into consideration that the article discusses his entire family, their struggles in America and all the problems in their homeland – an article that is so long my iPhone was incapable of copying it all to the clipboard. It just confuses me about why they would target their young readership with a chronological order of how a normal, all-american, college student can transform himself into a muslim, western-hating terrorist.
As well as the article was written itself, its timing was entirely ill-conceived.
Studies and dissertations about cold-blooded murders, serial killers and terrorists are usually done long after the culprits have been found guilty (trials) and locked away for life, thereby freeing society from their ill-conceived ideologies. The trial hasn’t even begun, yet The Rolling Stone is trying to offer up explanations of why Tsarnaev murdered so many innocent Americans.
It’s despicable. And they owe all of America an apology – especially to the families of all the innocent people killed, maimed and injured that day in Boston.
And to the little eight-year-old boy’s family, whose picture above should have been on the cover of “The Rolling Stone Magazine”…not the monster who murdered him!
©Joseph Rathjen-All Rights Reserved 2013
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