Right Wing Scrambles to Reassign Blame for Tucson Tragedy
My, my, MY! There's one thing a hate speaker hates more than anything else and that's to be identified as a hate speaker! Just like racists get ALL KINDS of sore when you call them racists, when you call a hate speaker on his or her hate speech, it gets them riled up like a nest of hornets gettin' hit with a stick.
Look at the way the Right Wing Webbies like Red State and Free Republic and even the honestly racist white supremacist Stormfront.org have been scurrying and worrying about what the media is gonna SAY about their hate speech.
"Oh noes! They gots TAPE recorders and they recordeded what I said at that town hall meeting about how we should all hop into the back of Cooter's pick-em-up truck with our Glocks and Uzis and Winchesters and barrel-loading muskets to apply some-a them "Second Amendment Solutions" what the Tea Party said we should use when we kill the ni..., well, you know who and what I'm talkin' about."
Oh, it gets them all MAD when you remember... especially when you can find TAPES and QUOTES of them sayin' what they said!
According to a posting today on The Atlantic, one of the many and various self-appointed Tea Party Founders (I think this one founded a group called "Tea Party Nation") is currently circulating an e-mail ordering his followers (all 21 of them) to "(urge) tea party supporters to blame liberals for the attack on centrist Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, who was shot through the head and is now fighting for her life, as a means of defending the tea party movement's recent electoral gains." He insists that when people refer to the shooter, they refer to him as a lunatic liberal with emphasis on BOTH words.
Yeah. That'll work. If you're a Tea Partier who believes what you're told to believe by your local national Tea Party founder.
As I write this, it's Sunday afternoon and I am paying a great personal sacrifice by missing the kickoff of the Packers/Eagles game. But that pales in the face of the sacrifice Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly are gonna be faced with when the vast middle-of-the-road crowd casts a jaundiced eye in their direction. I mean, GOD! Now even FOX NEWS is pointing to the rising vitriol on the right! And they're PART of it!Continued on the next page