I've been following the story of Michael John Kobulnicky, a reported former tea partier who stands accused of rape:
Lemon Grove resident Michael John Kobulnicky, 50, a leader in the San Diego Tea Party and former regional director of the Southern California Conservative Party, is under arrest for allegedly kidnapping and raping a local woman on Fiesta Island.“He dragged her out of the car and sexually assaulted her pretty brutally,” San Diego Police Lt. Andra Brown told ECM news partner 10 News in late February, shortly after the February 25 assault occurred.
He is charged with rape, kidnapping, and forcible sex with a foreign object. Evidence includes surveillance video shot at a local convenience store shortly before the kidnapping occurred. Kobulnicky is being held without bail pending arraignment on Monday.
Despite media reports, his involvement in the San Diego Tea Party has been forcefully rejected.
Some progressive talking heads seem gleeful at the misery of Kobulnicky's alleged victim. Progressive media has stopped short of crowing over it; I guess I missed the part where they condemned the over 300 counts of criminality and violence from OWS before pointing fingers. Additionally, how can Occupiers possibly recognize this as rape when they've spent the past six months denying the documented rapes that happened in their own encampments? Even now they're focused on denying the lastest Occupy rape in New Haven.
May I be frank? If Kobulnicky is proven guilty of crime with which he is charged, let the bastard rot.
Whether or not Kobulnicky is a tea partier is irrelevant because tea partiers condemn all rape regardless.
You'll recall how Keith Olbermann refused to acknowledge that documented (with police records) rapes occurred at OWS events by OWS protesters. In fact, he even defended one case involving the rape of a minor by saying he was sure it was "consensual sex." (That Keith Olbermann apparently believes the forcible vaginal penetration of an unwilling victim is "consensual" says more about his views on sex than he realizes.)
Teabaggers don't condemn rape? Baloney in this particular instance. And OWS does NOT condone rape either, much to the chagrin of Loesch and her enablers.. And Current TV's Keith Olbermann was right in that the alleged "OWS rapes" were NOT done by the OWS people, but outsiders and teabagger agitators. This is the kind of crap Dana peddles regularly regarding OWS.
Another member of the Loesch/Breitbart Axis of Evil, Lee Stranahan, baselessly accuses OWS protestors of "asking for violence with police."
The Occupy Movement sprung back into public view last night the only way they knew how--by staging a violent clash with police on the streets. Like a spoiled child who has learned that throwing a temper tantrum is the only way to get attention, the movement used the confluence of the six-month anniversary of the start of Occupy Wall Street and the intoxicated party atmosphere of St. Patrick’s Day to launch an attempted re-taking of Zuccotti Park. The move was predictable because Occupy had openly discussed a few weeks ago that they needed more ‘direct actions’ as way to refill their dwindling financial coffers.
This is the Occupy Business Plan: antagonizing the police is good for business and will be supported by the media. And, unfortunately, the Obama administration.
And spring hasn't even started yet.