It’s bad enough that we have to worry about Christian extremists who want to blow up abortion clinics and Muslim extremists who want to kill people indiscriminately. Now we have to worry about Hare Krishna extremists cutting people’s heads off too? Apparently so.
On Wednesday, a man named Aniruddha Sherbow was arrested in Mexico for allegedly making threats against Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), a freshman congresswoman who House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has described as a “rising star.”
According to the FBI and U.S. Capitol Police, Sherbow’s arrest was a result of unspecified threats made earlier this month. However, Sherbow has a history with Gabbard that began with their apparent ties to a controversial Hare Krishna sect in Hawaii and most recently peaked with him vowing to cut off her head…
According to a story by the news website Hawaii Reporter earlier this month, Sherbow sent an email to the FBI on Aug. 2 in which he threatened to decapitate Gabbard.
“I, Aniruddha Sherbow, with the Divine as my witness, do hereby solemnly vow to find Tulsi Gabbard, wheresoever she may be, and to sever her head from her body,” Sherbow wrote, according to an excerpt of the email published by the Hawaii Reporter.
If Buddhists start killing people in this country too, I’m taking the next spaceship outta here. But it cracks me up that he actually wrote to the FBI telling them what he was going to do. Kinda reminds me of Larry Bird telling trash talking, telling the guy guarding him that he was going to hit a 3-pointer from the left corner on the next trip down court and then doing it. Only this guy got arrested first.