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Frazier Glenn Cross Jr.

Supremacist rambles about motive for Jewish site murders

Jurors who convicted a white supremacist of killing three people at suburban Kansas City Jewish sites heard more of his anti-Semitic ramblings Tuesday as they prepared to weigh whether to sentence him to life in prison or death. Taking the witness stand again during the trial's penalty phase, Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. rambled largely uninterrupted about his belief that Jews controlled the media, government and banks. Occasionally chuckling, he said the issues "rattled his cage" and "made him want to do something about it." "Have you ever heard the term, 'hang the messenger?' he asked rhetorically. At one point, he called himself a...