Monday, January 10, 2011

More on Arizona

Wee bit more in the Times about Loughner.

Don Coorough, 58, who sat two desks in front of Mr. Loughner in a poetry class last semester, described him as a “troubled young man” and “emotionally underdeveloped.” After another student read a poem about getting an abortion, Mr. Loughner compared the young woman to a “terrorist for killing the baby.”

“No one in that class would even sit next to him,” Mr. Coorough said. Another fellow student said that he found Mr. Loughner’s behavior so eccentric — including inappropriate remarks and unusual outbursts — that he wondered if he might be on hallucinogens. Mr. Loughner grew up in Tucson and was an unremarkable student at Mountain View High School, classmates said.
And yet, by all accounts, he wasn't terribly religious.

I think we can safely retire the whole "he's a leftist" thing. Leftists don't call young women "terrorists" for having an abortion.

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