The Left, Not the Right, Owns Political Violence

It took less than 24 hours for the political left to seize upon the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the murder of six people on Saturday to blame the political right for the shooting. Perhaps the most egregious example came from Paul Krugman of the New York Times, who wrote, "We don't have proof yet that this was political, but the odds are that it was."  (The newspaper that published plagiarized and fabricated accounts of the "D.C. sniper" by affirmative-action hire Jayson Blair in 2003 is still publishing unsubstantiated suppositions without "proof," eh?)"[Giffords'] father says that 'the whole Tea Party' was her enemy," continued Krugman.  "And yes, she was on Sarah Palin's infamous 'crosshairs' list."  As if that was not enough, Krugman went on to invoke the specter of Tim McVeigh. Well, we do have some proof now, and it's clear that the shooter was in no way connected to the Tea...(Read Full Article)