Skip to comments.Should Sarah Palin Be Indicted for Incitement to Violence? (They're serious!)
Posted on 01/18/2011 6:56:46 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
On Monday, Ross Douthat defended Sarah Palin in his op-ed Scenes from a Marriage. Sure, he took the position that the media ought to give up on Palin and get back to normal productive coverage of normal productive politicians. But he also aimed to extinguish any possible link between Jared Lee Loughners crime and Palins martial campaign rhetoric. The next day Palin took a spectacular dip in the polls, down to a 38% approval rating.
Theres already a burgeoning movement that suggests Palin and her contemporaries, Glenn Beck and Rush Limbaugh, shouldnt be let off so easy in there connection to the Tucson massacre, an area Palin marked on her infamous (and totally looney) crosshairs map.
At Petition Online a group has set up a request that the Department of Justice open an investigation into the rhetoric conservatives now rely on to get undereducated, trigger-happy Americans out to vote. Thats not perceived metaphor from a liberal, by the way. Palin has actually stated that by reload she means go out and vote.
Should the Department of Justice open an investigation into Palin? Well, when you place a target over an area, you are most assuredly suggesting something be fired at it. That actually happened. If the DOJ does not open an investigation, it suggests our democracy see the shooting and Palins rhetoric as nothing more than a happy coincidence. This would be a real tragedy.
The Tucson shooting should not have been another opportunity for Palin to position herself under the Klieg lights. It should be an opportunity to put her in front of a jury. Sign the petition.
LOL, go ahead and indict her, it will be the silliest move ever made by moonbats and rocket her to the Presidency.
She needs to talk to Mark Levin.
Of course they are serious. Let them do it. We’ll see how long that lasts.
Liberalism TRULY is a mental illness..you just can’t fix people like that
If this happens, then it is time for REAL Second Amendment Solutions. The 2nd Amendment protects the first.
Why not? On Freerepublic this week, freedom loving freepers were bemoaning the fact that the dad of a kid who accidentally shot himself on the range with an uzi didn’t get charged with manslaughter.
I mean, this is America. We put people on trial and in jail... Because we are America... F- Yeah! Sarcasm Tag.
Yeah this idiot says in another piece that the Ground Zero Mosque is “constitutionally protected”
LOL at the sheer stupidity of these people
To the libs calling for these indictments:
Enough of your s**t, already.
Either STFU or make good on your threats... then gird yourselves for what happens next.
They touch Sarah Palin and there WILL be violence. It just won’t be the type of violence that they had hoped for.
***** “ She needs to talk to Mark Levin. “ *****
Exactly ! Sue their asses!
I can’t believe her her approval fell by that amount.
Good grief. These people are sickos.
Hope they have an excuse when a leftist commits the next incident.
They don’t seem to realize that they might one day be subject to the standards they set. They’re setting themselves up into a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” situation; either they’re open to the very things they do to their opponents (and we’ve seen how fond they are of that) or they openly demonstrate their hypocrisy.
Actually, they are trying to incite violence. Pay no attention to them. I wish there would be less articles like this and more about how to get rid of Obamacare; etc.
They'll blame the Tea Party.
A leftist (anarchist) committed this incident - and they still blamed the Tea Party.
We don’t prosecute by petition in this country and the left should be thankful. We would have put them out of business by now.
Reporters in the mainstream media are supposed to be just reporting facts, truth , what is happening in the world not making up slanderous lies and hoaxes such as saying conservatives caused this mass murdering insane lunatic to go on a mass murdering rampage.
Reporters are evil democrats too and they are not doing their job. When will people stop believing the democrat mainstream media?
“the rhetoric conservatives now rely on”
This guy is definitely not subject to Loughner’s grammar mind control. (Nor spelling.)
Liberals continually proving their intelligence. :-)
Nuts doesn’t do justice to these idiots, there are no words to convey how crazy they are. In a good old fashioned insane asylum they would be confined in maximum security lockdown.
Or, this part:
"...a group has set up a request that the Department of Justice open an investigation into the rhetoric conservatives now rely on..."
Guarantee you, this was written by some dope-smoking, twenty-something hippie, living in his parents' basement. The very idea that such a petition would get more than a 'roll eyes' from the Justice Department, is just ludicrous.
It didn't. They're making it up, as they go along. Just 'following orders', you know.
I can assure you that Sarah's real approval rating went up several notches after that video was released.
Well we certainly know they weren’t homeschooled! LOL
The dems are getting closer to the straw that breaks the camels back.
We know they were Democrats. I think I saw an article yesterday that gave numbers but can’t remember what it was. Sorry.
While I’m personally opposed to violence against liberals, I respect the right of those who are faced with that very difficult decision. It’s a private, personal choice. Violence against liberals should be legal but rare./sarc
Sarah Palin's high approval #'s before the Tucson massacre came from the Tea Party and conservatives. The "spectacular dip" in her rating would have meant that the very people who were co-accused with her by the liberal media in the said massacre suddenly turned against her. It doesn't make sense. Also, Palin couldn't have gained more haters on the liberal side. There wasn't any lib before the tragedy that had a favorable view of her.
Crossfire was a current events debate television program that aired from 1982 to 2005 on CNN.
I hope so.
Looking down the road, though, Establishment "I like Sarah but ..." Republicans who love to compromise with liberals will see this as yet another tick against her, one more thing that, in their eyes, makes her unelectable. Too bad, so sad, in ILSB circles. Guess it'll have to be Romney. We know our good (but that's redundant) American conservatives will chicken out. The more dire America gets, the more absurd and celebritized "pop" culture with Palin becomes, only Romney benefits. American will be just desperate enough to vote for anything. It disgusts me that so-called Republican leaders are so afraid of the power of the MSM that they counsel letting it call the shots.
As puzzleman noted on another thread: There is another important reason why the MSM is upset with Palin. She reached the people without the MSM being involved. And she did it with video and very effective video at that. This is a major breakthrough. The absolute power of the MSM to control access to the American people has been breached. God bless Sarah Palin for this important achievement!
We all need a good laugh now and then so I thank those idiots for that one.
You’re being too kind. Nut’s are sane compared to these people.
Do they make straight jackets in China? We need to order about 40 million of them.
Found some in Pakistan:
LOL All leather bondage jackets? That’s a little pricey IMO. Libtards are costing us too much already. Plus they say they can only supply 7,500 per month. At that rate we’ll never get these fruitcakes under control. But I appreciate my suggestion being taken seriously. ;^)
I DO think it would be wise, when indicating lefties, to refrain from using symbols that could be interpreted as targets or cross-hairs and the like.
Might I suggest a graphic of an A-hole instead.
They won’t be doing this at the Justice Department. Only 9% of Americans agree with this bunch of hate filled lunatics. If it was over half of Americans agreeing, Obama would go for it.
Just what are these stupid polls regarding her favorability? She isn’t running for office, at this time. These people are nuts. They should be dragged in front of a jury to determine their mental competence.
This is starting to have a Charles Manson/Beatles White Album feel to it.
Don't forget, 87.3% of all statistics are just made up right on the spot.
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