Jonah’s response is too black and white. All these cases are individual.
There was no evidence whatsoever that the Tucson killer knew anything about Sarah Palin, let along the crosshairs ad.
But there is a mountain of evidence that the NY killer was motivated by the anti-cop rhetoric that has dominated the news in the past three months. He even attended a rally in NY.
When you stir up a hornet’s nest like Sharpton et al have done, don’t you share at least a bit of the blame when people get stung?