It was disturbing to learn in the May 28 Tribune of a Facebook page that states Elliot Rodger “made the ultimate sacrifice against feminazi ideology.”
Even more disturbing is that the term “feminazi” was made famous by Rush Limbaugh, the leader of misogynistic right-wing talk radio. A typical example of Limbaugh’s views on women are his 2012 comments on Sandra Fluke, using language I refuse to repeat here.
We cannot dismiss the Isla Vista tragedy as a random act by a single mentally ill person. Local radio stations had a shameful role by providing daily encouragement of insanely irrational anger toward women.