In the Twin Cities, Pioneer Press "Reporter" Bob Shaw Mugs Readers...and Crime Victims
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I’ve got to come up with a new journalism booby prize for alleged reporters who have not sunk to a level deserving of one of my Duranty-Blair Awards for Journalistic Infamy.

One winner of such an award would be Bob Shaw of the Twin Cities’ Pioneer Press.

An extremely dangerous man is breaking into home garages and terrorizing little old ladies in Minneapolis, robbing them as they return home and exit their vehicles. Although he cases homes of elderly women–the older, the better–and used a rifle or shotgun in his latest robbery, Shaw refused to identify the race of the perp or the victims, thus putting the community at increased risk of robbery, rape, and murder, while causing hysteria through his worthless ”reporting.”

Minneapolis police are seeking help from the public in catching a suspect in two recent robberies of senior citizens.

About 6 a.m. Saturday, a man grabbed an 85-year-old woman who was getting out of her car in her garage in the 3000 block of 45th Avenue South. He threw her to the ground and escaped with her purse.

On Monday, police believe the same man, armed with a rifle or shotgun, confronted a 66-year-old woman. She had just parked her car in her garage in the 4700 block of East 45th Street at 9 a.m....

[Minneapolis / Suspect sought in seniors' robberies by Bob Shaw, Pioneer Press, Updated 12/02/2010, 11:53:22 P.M., CST.]

The anonymous reader who gave me the link to Bob Shaw’s–remember that name!–non-story has a notion as to the what the missing details of the story might be. Referring to my article on the Daily News story, whose reporters or editor had refused to describe the race of an extremely dangerous black robber at large, he wrote:
The local fishwraps in Mogadishu on the Upper Mississippi aid and abet minority criminals in the same manner.

Example, this execrable excuse for reporting.

In recent years, the refugee resettlement racket has succeeded in foisting thousands of racist, violent, jihad-drunken Moslem Somalis on what had previously been one of the most wholesome, safest–and not by coincidence, whitest–areas in America. Things have deteriorated to the point where young Somali men attack lone white men on the street in broad daylight, and film the attacks. But when the police got their hands on some of the videos, they couldn’t identify any of the victims, none of whom had reported the crimes. Apparently, the police, using William Bratton-style revolutionary policing techniques, had discouraged the white populace from even reporting black-on-white crimes.

However, we cannot assume that the perp is black (though odds are that he was), for the Twin Cities have also been blessed with Hmong gangs who have devoted themselves over the past two-three years to driving whites out of public spaces, such as the cities' beautiful public parks.

The takeover of public space is one of the fundamental methods whereby a "diverse," insurgent group takes a bland, boring, hideously white area, and transforms it into a vibrant diversitopia.

Update: Since I wrote about the first story, as Minneapolis: Raceless Perp Sought in Home Garage Robberies of Raceless Little Old Ladies, the same anonymous reader who first informed me about alleged reporter Bob Shaw has sent me a different story about an armed robber, written in a much different fashion, by the same ”reporter.” My reader remarked, ”In all fairness to ”reporter’ Bob Shaw, he can report the race of perpetrators.....when he feels like it.”

South St. Paul police are looking for a man who they say robbed the same convenience store twice, in addition to robbing a store in Edina.

About 4 p.m. Nov. 25 [NS: the day known by Americans as Thanksgiving], a man armed with a handgun robbed a gas station at 1040 S. Concord St. in South St. Paul. On Wednesday, the same man robbed the same store again, at about the same time of day.

In both cases, police said, the gunman brandished a black, semiautomatic handgun. No one was injured in the robberies.

Police believe the same man is responsible for a recent armed robbery at the Edina Market & Deli…

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20s, about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a medium build.

He was seen driving a small four-door tan vehicle with one of the rear windows broken out….

[South St. Paul / Suspect sought in three holdups by Bob Shaw, Pioneer Press, Updated: 12/02/2010 11:45:46 PM CST.]

(Commenter Matt quipped, ”Wow, they actually said his gun was black, is that politically correct?”)

The second story is rich in the sort of details that the first story also should have contained, starting with the perp’s race, height, build, etc.

Bob Shaw, friend of non-white criminals, but scourge of white thugs!

And how do I know the armed robber in the first story wasn’t white? Because had he been white, Shaw would surely have said so.

Viva la revolucion!

The Pioneer Press brags,

Pioneer Press adult readership totals 540,000 on weekdays and 720,000 on Sundays. That represents a strong advantage for Pioneer Press advertisers. When they combine the Pioneer Press with the reach of our other products, including and Yahoo!, they can reach an audience of nearly 2 million adults.
That’s ”an audience of nearly 2 million adult[s]” potential crime victims of violent, non-white felons, due to Bob Shaw’s betrayal of his readers and his profession.

The Pioneer Press provides a link for letters to the editor, [email protected], and a telephone number for reader inquiries: 651-228-5545. Its publisher is Guy Gilmore. Be as polite as you can manage.

General Information – 651-222-1111 Newsroom Reader Advocate – 651-228-5446

Bob Shaw, Suburban Life Reporter, 651-228-5433 mailto:[email protected]

Thom Fladung, Vice President and Editor, 651-228-5487 mailto:[email protected]

Barb Regal, Assistant to the Editor, 651-228-5448 [email protected]

Sue Campbell, Senior Editor (local news), 651-228-5326 [email protected]

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