White House briefing and Russian reporter debate the meaning of freedom

Today's White House briefing ended with an interesting exchange that reminded some folks of the Cold War.
 Andrei Sitov – of Russia’s official news agency ITAR-TASS – who passionately demanded to know if the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and murder of six people on Saturday was a byproduct of excessive personal freedom.