Latest Elliot Rodger meme: ‘He didn’t need sex; he needed a psychiatrist.’
One of the many dubious memes coming out of Friday’s shooting in Isla Vista, Calif., is that Elliot Rodger simply needed some tender, loving psychiatric care:
Misogynist, I'm sure.
Mentally ill, likely.
Aw, the poor baby just needed a little “help” — presumably from a mental health professional. Just one problem with that theory: In his manifesto, Rodger revealed that he was being seen by one of the best-known psychiatrists in Southern California as well as several therapists/counselors.
Psychiatric care may be helpful in some instances, but clearly it is not some kind of miracle cure.
It is really hard to believe, but for once we agree with Michael Moore:
But we also agree with Larry Elder: