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The Austin Bomber by tristero

The Austin Bomber

by tristero


Question: If a white conservative terrorizes a city, does that make him a white conservative terrorist?

Answer: You bet it does.

Meet Mark Conditt.

• Mr. Conditt is believed to be linked to six bombs that killed two people and injured five others. Four explosions hit locations in Austin where bombs were left. An additional device detonated at a FedEx distribution center in Schertz, Tex., near San Antonio, while the sixth was found undetonated in a facility near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. 
• Mr. Conditt created a blog about his political views as a requirement for a political-science class he took at Austin Community College, according to McKenna McIntosh, a classmate of Mr. Conditt’s. In an author description, he described himself as a conservative. His posts include arguments against same-sex marriage and sex offender registries and a defense of the death penalty. 
• Mr. Conditt, the oldest of four children, was home-schooled by his mother...
 A little more about his views:
"Living criminals harm and murder, again — executed ones do not," he wrote in a piece in support of the death penalty. 
In a commentary on a deal the government made to release an Al Qaeda terrorist, Conditt was dead-set against it. "I think it is just plain dumb to release a terrorist, much less a senior one — no matter what he can provide," he wrote. 
On the issue of gay marriage, he wrote, "homosexuality is just not natural." Commenting on free abortions, he wrote: "If a woman does not want a baby, or is incapable of taking care of one, she should not participate in activities that were made for that reason." 
But in another post, he suggested eliminating sex offender registries, saying they punished people who had already served their time or were convicted of minor offenses.
"You have to really hate the guy to make him suffer for the rest of his life," he wrote.
In short, a white conservative. And a terrorist. A white conservative terrorist.