Miami anti-game violence activist Jack Thompson isn’t the only one connecting last week’s shooting rampage at NIU to the popular online FPS Counter-Strike.
Fringe political figure Lyndon LaRouche has also linked the game to the NIU tragedy. In a news release bearing the headline International Fascism: Microsoft Will Kill More Youth than Hitler, LaRouche’s political action committee writes:
Another young killer, Stephen Kazmierczak, who killed five people and wounded 16 others at Northern Illinois University, was allegedly addicted to Microsoft’s Counterstrike killer video-game. “He played a lot of video games, especially Counter-Strike, really loud,” said one of his dorm mates…
The intended effect, to foster an environment of mass suicide terrorism in the U.S.A., is a by-product of the ‘Revolution in Military Affairs’ policy… organized by [financier] Felix Rohatyn and [former Secretary of State] George P. Shultz; the same individuals… are the prime backers of a fascist [NYC Mayor Michael] Bloomberg Presidency.