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Maru Kitteh

(28,302 posts)
Fri May 27, 2022, 07:51 AM May 2022

"I'm sure he had his reasons" - Shooter's mom wants us to "not judge" him

Just saw an interview with the shooter’s mother on CNN. Her comment to the parents of the dead? She hoped the dead kids can forgive her- and “I’m sure he had his reasons, so please don’t judge him.”


There’s no way I just heard that.






I’m out.


Found an article for context:

https://www.itv.com/news/2022-05-27/texas-school-gunmans-mother-asks-victims-families-to-forgive-her-son


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"I'm sure he had his reasons" - Shooter's mom wants us to "not judge" him (Original Post) Maru Kitteh May 2022 OP
She wouldn't know what any of those "reasons" might be, however. vanlassie May 2022 #1
There are no "reasons" to murder little kids watching cartoons. Maru Kitteh May 2022 #3
Oh, well that's comforting! Haggard Celine May 2022 #2
He may have killed this woman's mother and like 20 other humans but please Maru Kitteh May 2022 #8
His mother for starters njhoneybadger May 2022 #4
Exactly. His Mother. For starters. vanlassie May 2022 #5
Be interesting to hear what the Grandmother has to say when she can speak. She has been writing in a MrsCoffee May 2022 #11
I think she may actually referring to her self GusBob May 2022 #14
Updated with article. Maru Kitteh May 2022 #6
Shooter raised by narcissistic mother who makes horrific excuses for him with deadly consequences. Irish_Dem May 2022 #7
Her hair, makeup and jewelry all look nice, don't they. Maru Kitteh May 2022 #9
Every grieves differently. NutmegYankee May 2022 #33
Everyone's son doesn't blow apart small kids to special murder music Maru Kitteh May 2022 #34
And she's trying to process that like everyone else. NutmegYankee May 2022 #35
Well, let's just eradicate the legal system with I had my reasons defense. Don't judge, Judge! elias7 May 2022 #10
Every mass murderer has their reasons dalton99a May 2022 #12
She might know at least one malaise May 2022 #13
I read elsewhere it was because of a fight over Internet service. maxsolomon May 2022 #27
Like, one of those 4th. Graders shot a spit ball at him? sinkingfeeling May 2022 #15
Don't worry Mom, I don't want to judge him Chainfire May 2022 #16
If she knew this kid had an AR15 ...sue her. Demsrule86 May 2022 #17
Sue her for what inthewind21 May 2022 #22
He was 18. She can't control that decision. nt NutmegYankee May 2022 #29
I don't judge him sarisataka May 2022 #18
Fuck her ellie May 2022 #19
The Shooter Is Dead pressbox69 May 2022 #20
Wait maxsolomon May 2022 #28
Jesus H MFkn Christ!!! He had his reasons??? So that makes it ok???? Roland99 May 2022 #21
Whoa. BlackSkimmer May 2022 #23
Also the grandfather "didn't know" the ahole had weapons & wasn't inside when his wife was shot UTUSN May 2022 #24
Wow. area51 May 2022 #25
As my therapist would say Best_man23 May 2022 #26
Oh, he had REASONS! Oh, well, that makes it all right then! Aristus May 2022 #30
Maybe he was fucked up because his mom was a drug abuser. milestogo May 2022 #31
People are inarticulate and say stupid shit they regret. maxsolomon May 2022 #32

Maru Kitteh

(28,302 posts)
3. There are no "reasons" to murder little kids watching cartoons.
Fri May 27, 2022, 08:00 AM
May 2022

This “he must have his reasons” is possibly an artifact of patriarchy, imo. When I lived in Texas, the pampering, the molly-coddling of men and adolescent males was TOTAL.

MrsCoffee

(5,799 posts)
11. Be interesting to hear what the Grandmother has to say when she can speak. She has been writing in a
Fri May 27, 2022, 08:22 AM
May 2022

notebook. I also read that she was about to evict the mother because she has a drug problem.

I know the source is sucky, but I don't see anyone else reporting on the grandmother's condition yet.

https://nypost.com/2022/05/26/texas-shooter-salvador-ramos-grandmother-recovering-but-unable-to-speak/

GusBob

(7,283 posts)
14. I think she may actually referring to her self
Fri May 27, 2022, 08:27 AM
May 2022

With the don’t judge him/forgive me comments

She must not be in her right mind at present but perhaps she is feeling guilty because she knows what the reasons are

Maru Kitteh

(28,302 posts)
9. Her hair, makeup and jewelry all look nice, don't they.
Fri May 27, 2022, 08:18 AM
May 2022

Doesn’t look like she’s been spending too much time crying lately.


Maru Kitteh

(28,302 posts)
34. Everyone's son doesn't blow apart small kids to special murder music
Fri May 27, 2022, 04:14 PM
May 2022

he picked out for the occasion.









I’m sure he had his reasons.



NutmegYankee

(16,156 posts)
35. And she's trying to process that like everyone else.
Fri May 27, 2022, 04:58 PM
May 2022

I don’t know if it sounded as bad in Spanish (this was a translation) but I’m sure a lot of people would say stupid things in the same situation with a microphone shoved in their face. She’s trying process how her son could commit such a horrible act. If investigators find she had a direct cause, I’ll change my mind, but until then I’ll cut her some slack.

maxsolomon

(32,784 posts)
27. I read elsewhere it was because of a fight over Internet service.
Fri May 27, 2022, 11:35 AM
May 2022

She wanted to cut it off, presumably to punish the kid.

Stepdad said the kid was always antisocial.

sarisataka

(18,066 posts)
18. I don't judge him
Fri May 27, 2022, 09:38 AM
May 2022

Nor will I forgive or excuse him. My belief is that he has faced his final Judgment and I trust in that.

pressbox69

(2,252 posts)
20. The Shooter Is Dead
Fri May 27, 2022, 09:46 AM
May 2022

Nobody on Earth can judge him now. Only Lucifer can judge him and condemn him to everlasting justice.

Best_man23

(4,851 posts)
26. As my therapist would say
Fri May 27, 2022, 11:25 AM
May 2022

This lady has blinders on the sides, top, bottom, front, and in multiple dimensions.

maxsolomon

(32,784 posts)
32. People are inarticulate and say stupid shit they regret.
Fri May 27, 2022, 11:43 AM
May 2022

They fall back on meaningless clichés when under pressure.

I'm going to reserve judgment of HER, for now, because there's no way she's not in the middle of a crisis of grief and guilt. She birthed a psychopath. They're not made; they're born.

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