Saturday, January 8, 2011
Full-text of Palin's hateful Facebook post,
which she calls a "first salvo," is here
Hold Palin accountable for hate speech
Peter Rosenstein, Washington Blade, January 08, 2011
I add my thoughts and prayers to the outpouring of sympathy for the families of those who lost their lives and for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ family now praying for her recovery. I share the outrage that all decent people must feel today at this heinous act of violence that left so many dead and Congresswoman Giffords severely injured.
Sarah Palin and those like her using hate-filled language and symbols of violence can no longer escape responsibility for the anger and violence their words and actions incite. The time has come for everyone, on both sides of the political spectrum, to stand up to and shut down those who don’t understand what words mean and how they can incite others to violent acts. ...