Student Plotted Mass Murder, Obama Assassination

“A 20-year-old Westminster man who authorities say plotted to kill President Barack Obama and shoot children at a Standley Lake High School Halloween event remained jailed Wednesday pending a Friday detention hearing in federal court.

Mitchell Kusick told his therapist he stole a rifle from a relative’s home that he was planning to use to kill children and hoped for a gun battle with police, according to federal court documents unsealed this week. He said he was fascinated by political assassinations and had been tracking Obama’s Colorado visits, hoping to kill him.*

Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss Kusick, his plot and the sick obsession with “celebrity” and wanting to be famous by any means.

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