He carefully planned the details, mailed a copy of his apartment key to a friend, created to-do lists for his family. On his Web site, the 52-year-old experimental musician who’d fought with depression even penned his obituary.
At 6:30 a.m. on Nov. 3 — four days before an election caused a seismic shift in Washington politics — Ritscher, a frequent anti-war protester, stood by an off-ramp in downtown Chicago near a statue of a giant flame, set up a video camera, doused himself with gasoline and lit himself on fire.
Well not completely unnoticed. I have to put it out there just to point out that stupid people shouldn’t breed, and idiots that kill themselves over stupid shit fall into that category.
This loser figured his death would atone for the “sins” of America in Iraq.
Man, if only the rest of you fuggin morons would take this guys lead! Half the problems in America would go away overnight.
“Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.”
- Ernest Hemingway