This Is Why Fox News Is Dangerous

Take a little bit of madness and mix it with a steady diet of Fox News, and you'll get David Kappheim.

Via Huffington Post:

A Florida man "obsessed with Fox News and the Republican party" felt that his girlfriend was too "liberal" -- so he decided he had to kill her.

Police arrested David Kappheim, of Lake Park, on Saturday after the 60-year-old threatened a woman's life because of her supposed political orientation, according to a probable cause affidavit.

The report recounts several incidents in which Kappheim allegedly arrived "stark naked" at the home of his girlfriend's friend, choked his girlfriend and told her that he would "kill her and burn her home," the Palm Beach Post reports.

Kappheim explained to a sheriff’s deputy, “He was very conservative, and his girlfriend was liberal and he felt he was going to have kill her," according to the arrest affidavit, according to WPTV.

As tempting as it may be to write the guy off as just another crazy person, I think we do so at our own peril. When they're feasting on eliminationist rhetoric and hearing everyone all the way up to the Republican nominee claim what America "needs is an American", it's not hard to see where reality and illusion blend into delusional, authoritarian, deadly behavior.

Roger Ailes and the crew over at Fox News should be ashamed, but I'm sure they're just sorry the liberal got to live after all.


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