Two of America’s Most Hated Groups React to Boston Marathon Bombings on Twitter

In the wake of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, two groups at odds on practically every issue, predictably took to Twitter seemingly to advance organizational agendas.

The international hacking group Anonymous first attacked America…

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It then blamed the police for the interruption in cell phone services shortly after the attack took place…

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Only to back track later when cell phone companies disputed its conspiracy theories…

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Anonymous did provide glimpses of humanity though, for example…

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Without even a nod to humanity, the Westboro Baptist Church, famous for never letting a tragedy go to waste, and for blaming every tragedy on the existence and tolerance of gays and lesbians in America, took to Twitter to spew hate…

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Then it predictably threatened to picket funerals of victims of the tragedy…

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It dismissed the importance of one of the victims being a child…

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And it summed up its day with disturbing bravado…

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The church has made a name for itself by trying to picket funerals of American soldiers, victims of the shootings in an Aurora, CO movie theatre and victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary shootings in Newtown, CT, among many others.

 

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