Friday, January 14, 2011

"Pin this on the Tea Partiers"

"Pin this on the Tea Partiers", Nolan Chart
by George Dance (libertarian), Tuesday, January 11, 2011

"... it was no surprise that when Congressman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) and 19 others were shot by a lone gunman in Tucson, Arizona, on January 8, some Democrats and their supporters would seize on the assassination attempt as Obama's 'Oklahoma City moment.'

"One of the first off the mark was Markos Moulitsas, owner of the Daily Kos blog, who within minutes of the initial report on the shooting had linked to a March 2010 map originally from Sarah Palin's Facebook page, which 'targeted' 20 Democrats in vulnerable districts, including Rep. Giffords, who had voted for health care reform (with crosshairs marking their districts). Tweeted Moulitsas: 'Mission Accomplished, Sarah Palin,'.

"(Moulitsas made no tweets mentioning that his blog had prepared its own 'target list' of Congressmen for the 2010 election, and that Rep. Giffords's name had been placed on it as well.)"

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