According to Wisconsin authorities, Steven Cowan, a 67-year-old man originally from Vermont, shot his television set after watching Bristol Palin perform on “Dancing with the Stars.” The police were contacted and it led to a 15-hour standoff until Cowan finally was convinced to come out of the house.
Is this what it comes down to? BDS (Bristol Derangement Syndrome)?
I never seen such a level of attack on this young woman for appearing on a dancing show. This certainly dispels the notion that conservatives are “bitter clingers to their guns.”
Cowan was charged second-degree reckless endangerment and could be sentenced to up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Authorities say he has bipolar disorder.
He may have a mental illness, but the man was drunk according to his wife. Though she doesn’t attribute it to this outburst. So is this a case of an angry liberal?
According to the Smoking Gun the complaint reads:
Cowan “jumped up and swore, saying something to the effect of “the —-ing politics.”The complaint added, “Steven was upset that a political figure’s daughter was dancing on this particular show when Steven did not think she was a good dancer.”
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