Today, he writes:
"He was steeped in all kinds of Leftist blather. But he spewed out a lot of Ron Paul crap mixed with some Republican talking points – whatever fit his protest sign. He was a raving lunatic and I wouldn’t blame any political party for James J. Lee like some people have. He was just an average DC nut job."
In addition, Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in on Lee's mental health status, saying despite efforts to bran him as a terrorist, he wasn't and there are differences. It's a good read.
White House Protest 10-5-2009
He was obviously mentally ill. Apparently, he was abusive for years to his family. He was estranged from them. Their fears of him coming back to mete out more abuse or hurt others are over. Still, those taken hostage will live with the memories of this incident forever.