1/17/2011

Does the Right Really Have A Monopoly On Hateful Rhetoric?

Posted by Brian

'Climate of hate'? Don't overlook the left
Monday, January 17, 2011
By Ruth Ann Dailey, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Keith Olbermann

Ed Schultz


Paul Krugman
Given their scurrilous, insupportable yet sustained accusations against Sarah Palin, tea party activists and other non-Democrats after the Arizona mass shooting, it would seem that Paul Krugman, Keith Olbermann, Clarence Dupnik and other left-wingers have created a "climate of hate" and are thus responsible for Eric Fuller's violent threats and arrest on Saturday.

Mr. Fuller was part of the crowd at Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' "Congress on Your Corner" event Jan. 8 in Tucson and was shot in the knee and back during a gunman's murderous rampage. Two days ago he attended a public forum on the shootings, hosted by ABC's Christiane Amanpour.

The forum was intended to help Tucson heal, but when -- to that end -- Tucson tea party founder Trent Humphries suggested that discussion of gun-control bills be postponed until after all the victims had been buried, Mr. Fuller shouted, "You're dead!"  READ MORE HERE--->


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