Fox News Shrink: Smartphones More Dangerous Than Guns   Leave a comment

Oh, the stupid is heavy with Fox News’s resident shrink sociopath “Dr.” Keith Ablow on this one…so in the twisted world of Fox’s so-called “Medical A Team”, smartphones are more dangerous than guns?

Fox News “Medical A-Team” member Keith Ablow thinks smartphones may be even more dangerous to have in theaters than handguns.

Ablow on Tuesday said a smartphone caused a retired police officer to experience “data rage” toward a man who was texting in a Florida theater and fatally shoot him.

After Curtis Reeves was ordered held without bond on Tuesday, Fox News hosts Bill Hemmer and Alisyn Camerota asked the television psychiatrist what might have caused the 71-year-old ex-Tampa officer pull out his .380 pistol and shoot 43-year-old Chad Oulson while he was texting his 3-year-old daughter.

“I think we may have to look at something I’ll call data rage,” Ablow opined. “Just like road rage. We know that when people interact with machines that sometimes they feel emboldened to do things that they never would, that it can be tremendously frustrating and that people who could be vulnerable — by the way, they may be impulsive to begin with or explosive — add in technology or a machine and things can go over the top.”(Crooks & Liars)

….reading this makes me shudder at the thought that somewhere, someone actually considers him a doctor of psychiatry…worse, that somewhere, someone actually depends on that quack for medical services.  

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Posted January 14, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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