Talk about the wish being father to the thought. Harry Reid, leader of the now diminished Democratic majority in the U.S. Senate, once said the Tea Party was a reaction to hard times and would disappear when the economy improves.
MSNBC's Chris Matthews' connects Gabby Giffords to 'violent' Tea Party...of course.
Whether or not one agrees with the ideological self-justifications of a terrorist, as a member of a liberal democratic society, one is expected to abhor his act of terrorism. Because by resorting to violence to achieve his aims, the terrorist is acting in a manner that fundamentally undermines the liberal democratic order.
If Obama was really interested in stimulating economy, and not just tax increases, he'd stimulate domestic energy and trade. But doing so, he’d give the economy a stimulus worth of spending, create jobs without it costing American taxpayers one single dime. And that’s the problem: The Democrats just can’t stand not costing the taxpayers money.
AZ congresswoman was shot months ago, but has recovered considerably.
Gabrielle Gifford is recovering steadily but still has a ways to go.
It's clear that the idea of civility is applied selectively. The double standard was made clear again last week when Ed Schultz called conservative radio host Laura Ingraham a "slut".