Mike Elk on Thom Hartmann: Morning Joe…stop linking autism to Aurora shootings!
Posted July 25, 2012
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?