Skip to comments.'Daily Beast' Puts Rand Paul In Big Red Bullseye
Posted on 08/07/2014 6:37:14 AM PDT by governsleastgovernsbest
Remember when in 2011 voices on the left from Keith Olbermann to Paul Krugman to the Huffington Post among many others suggested that Sarah Palin was at least partially to blame for the shooting of Rep. Gabby Giffords because Palin had put out a map of House seats with bullseyes depicting districts, including Giffords', that Republicans were targeting? Krugman for example wrung his hands over the "climate of hate" that Palin and others on the right were supposedly fomenting, and predicted growing political violence in the years ahead.
So will those same leftists condemn the Daily Beast, which today featured a photo of Rand Paul inside a big red bullseye over a story headlined "Rand Paul = Democrats Enemy #1." Enemy #1? Bullseye? Oh, the humanity!
View the photo here.
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It’s different when the MSM puts a Republican inside a bullseye, because, uh . . . Ping to Today show lis.t.
Probably no issue ever made me angrier than when the MSM tried to pin the Tucson shootings on Palin’s map. There was even a poster in here - wtc911 I think was the tag - who went along with that smear. I hope that person is long gone.
The rule is, liberals are allowed to say and do whatever the hell they want, display any violent imagery they want.
The liberals set standards of decorum for conservatives and Republicans. They decided that conservatives/Republicans are not allowed to use warlike imagery or any metaphorical violent statements.
But the liberals exempt themselves when they set these standards of behavior.
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