At least there's no doubt about the assassin's motivation

The Bernie Sanders supporter who attempted to murder a dozen or so Republican senators and congressmen yesterday at least did us one favor.  He left us no possible doubt about his motivation.  In a March 12 post on his Facebook page, he wrote, "Trump is a Traitor. Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy. It's Time To Destroy Trump & Co." Now, it must be admitted that his reasoning isn't actually all that bad.  If the president really is a traitor, and if he is literally destroying our democracy, then it's not unreasonable to think violent action might be warranted.  So his inference isn't really what's crazy here.  It's, rather, the ideas from which he derived it that are the problem. So where did he get these crazy ideas?  Well, let's see.  Here's a March 7 Newsweek headline from a piece by President Clinton's secretary of labor, Robert Reich: "Is Trump a Traitor or a...(Read Full Post)