In 2006, Nancy Grace strongly questioned Melinda Duckett, and basically point blank accused her of being behind the disappearance of her two-year-old son. (According to Wikipedia, she was never investigated by police, but was a suspect as all parents in missing children cases are.) But before the show could air, Melinda Duckett shot herself and CNN still went ahead and aired the interview anyway prompting Duckett’s family to sue and eventually settle with Nancy Grace in 2010. Jump to last month, where Nancy Grace dubbed Toni Medrano of Minnesota “Vodka Mom” after she “allegedly” drank a fifth of vodka and passed out on her three-week-old son (after her husband had previously warned her about falling asleep/blacking out with the baby), suffocating him to death. So you’ll never guess how this story ends. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports:
Medrano doused herself in a flammable liquid on July 2 and lit her body on fire in her mother’s backyard in St. Paul Park at 4:01 a.m., said Police Chief Michael Monahan. Medrano was “despondent and suicidal over personal issues,” he said.
LIT HERSELF ON FIRE. Now, granted, some might say a mother who kills her baby by drunkenly blacking out on top of it probably did her other children a favor by taking herself out of the equation, but others could easily counter she should live with that guilt for the rest of her life. Neither of those are the point here. No, the point here is that Nancy Grace should be charged with murder because a.) irony is hilarious and b.) clearly giving her an excuse to get up on her high horse killed these women far more than the guilt did because who wants to live in that world? Not counting Casey Anthony. Dead inside people don’t count.