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United States

10 January 2011

Bakersfield Californian, Editorial

The debate over whether Jared Lee Loughner was meaningfully influenced by vitriolic political rhetoric will never be satisfactorily settled. The 22-year-old man, accused of killing six and wounding 14 others, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, at a Tucson, Ariz., shopping center on Saturday, had made allusions to government overreach in largely incoherent ramblings in the months leading up to the tragedy. Whether he was encouraged to act -- even subtly -- by the gunplay... (

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