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Mike Elk on Thom Hartmann: Morning Joe…stop linking autism to Aurora shootings!

In These Times' Mike Elk and Ari Ne'eman, Autistic Self Advocacy Network join Thom Hartmann. Joe Scarborough was met with a firestorm of anger after he blaimed Asperger's and Autism disorders for the Colorado shooting massacre. Why did Scarborough assume the shooter had one of these disorders - and is there any scientific evidence to back up his outrageous and insensitive statements?