Of course mental illness had nothing to do with it.
PASADENA, Calif. (EAG News) – Some opinions only get attention because they come from people with advanced degrees who make their living on the taxpayer dime. That’s certainly the case for Hugo Schwyzer, a history and gender studies professor at Pasadena City College.
He has a history of blaming white men for most of the mass killings that take place in the United States. Friday’s tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut gave him a great opportunity to spout his nonsense once again.
Less than 40 minutes after the events – while (woefully inaccurate) news was still breaking – he tweeted, “MEN committing acts of Mass Violence is an epidemic that the U.S. needs to immediately address!”
About 16 minutes later, he re-tweeted a statement that came from his children’s pediatrician: “If there is anybody on Twitter who thinks we do not need gun control, go f**k yourselves.”
Minutes later Schwyzer tweeted, “F**k You, Guns…” [...]
Back in July, just after the movie theater shootings in Colorado, he wrote:
“Are white men particularly prone to carrying out the all-too-familiar mass killings of which last week’s Aurora shooting is just the latest iteration? Is there something about the white, male, middle-class experience that makes it easier for troubled young men to turn schools and movie theaters into killing fields? In a word, yes.”