Language and graphics every modern politician - “target” a district, etc. – used before the Giffords’ shooting, were instantly ascribed to Tea Party Patriots who were then, by extension, roundly, universally blamed for the Giffords shooting.
Every single Democrat who asserted this inanity can be found, on the record, in public, using these “target” terms since. It took about a month for them to slip back into the jargon – which, to rational adults, is normal and unharmful! It is as unharmful now as it was before the Giffords shooting.
Compare this, now, to OWS literally threatening to throw a molotov cocktail into Macy’s in lower Manhattan.
*Crickets* from OWS’ House Mama “God bless them” Pelosi, et. al. Pelosi, who also has “heard this kind of hateful rhetoric before.” Ditto the Congressional Black Caucus.
Joe Biden, speaking to a union crowd just the other day gave them an “atta-boy” for “firing the first shot!”
Never-mind the deafening silence from “the cops acted stupidly” Obama!
Add in the rampant anti-semitism, endorsement of violence, and violent revolution – not on the fringes but – permeating the movement and…
Hello? How can the press sleep at night? If for no other reason, one might think the New York ones would have their primal, survival instinct kick in and want to protect their children by reporting the truth.
I just don’t get it.