We are entering that season again where dull witted progressives try to manufacture outrage over nothing because outrage is much easier than coherent thought.
But critics of Sarah Palin have already drawn a link between the shooting and the fact that the former Alaska governorof lawmakers Palin wanted to see unseated in the midterm elections.
In March, Palin released a map featuring 20 House Democrats that usedsee it here.) Critics that she was inciting violence by using the crosshairs imagery and for later writing on Twitter to her supporters, “‘Don’t Retreat, Instead – RELOAD!'”. (You can
Because no one has ever used the word “target” before except to mean shooting.
Now comes David Sirota. You’ll be forgiven if you never heard of him because he’s not as consequential as his Wikipedia page would indicate. (Pro-tip, if your Wikipedia page describes you as a “blogger” you are a pretentious douche who has wasted their miserable, piss-ant life.) He’s probably most famous for his “Brokeback Mountain” look and the fact that he wrote an opinion piece hoping the Boston Marathon bombers would be white male because White Privilege. (Ace has more on the writing and the look, please take a look) This week, Sirota is styling himself as “senior editor at the International Business Times.
Right after the debate, Sirota set his squinty eyes on a [mc_name name=’Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)’ chamber=’senate’ mcid=’C001098′ ] fundraising email.
USA – home of press freedom – now has 2016 candidates using violent language to describe what they’ll do to media pic.twitter.com/hirhD7or0I
— David Sirota (@davidsirota) October 29, 2015
Pretty stupid, eh? Thanks to the miracle of the internet, the stupidity was really apparent:
— JaSchrein (@jaschrein) October 29, 2015
It would seem that Sirota was encouraging, via his violent metaphor, people to go out and kill poor people.
That a grown human would trade in this kind of bullsh** reflects a failure of our society. If Sirota had had his ass kicked in middle school or high school, he would have grown into a responsible man who could not only dress and groom himself in a non-embarrassing manner but would refrain from writing really stupid stuff.