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Published:January 10th, 2011 12:17 EST
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Sarah Palin's Hands Are Dripping With The Blood Of Gabrielle Giffords

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Following Saturday`s mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona, much debate has been raised over the controversial Sarah Palin crosshairs map seen to the left, which features what clearly resemble gun sights over various congressional districts throughout America held by Democrats. SarahPAC, or the Sarah Palin Action Committee, used the crosshairs map to target seats during the 2010 elections.
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Now, Sarah`s camp claims those crosshairs aren`t crosshairs at all; at least not in a gun sort of way. Because all maps have crosshairs that look exactly like gun sights. Whatever that means."

Continue reading on Examiner.com:
 http://www.examiner.com/celebrity-headlines-in-tucson/did-sarah-palin-crosshairs-map-influence-tucson-shooting-your-thoughts#ixzz1AeGBcgJL
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was one of Palin`s targets, but she managed to win reelection over a Tea Party candidate.
The political rhetoric of the Tea Party in general and Sarah Palin in particular is saturated with violent imagery. Palin likes to fire up her mobs by repeating the catchphrase, "Don`t retreat, Reload!" Palin shoots from the hip, and the words that come firing out of her fevered mind are mean-spirited and divisive. 
Jared Loughner, the 22-year-old gunman who killed multiple persons and injured more than a dozen including Congresswoman Giffords doesn`t have a coherent political or religious ideology. His fevered brain is chock full of nihilist thoughts and extremist views from the left and right of the political spectrum. 
Loughner hasn`t said a single word to law enforcement officials, but we can conclude form his rants posted online that his violence stems from mental disease and not political ideology.
However Loughner`s insanity doesn`t absolve Palin from her complicity in the carnage that took place in Tucson, Arizona. Loughner grabbed on to the free-floating violent rhetoric that is saturating Fox News and talk radio, and it gave him justification to unleash death and mayhem. 
Sarah Palin your hands are dripping with blood!

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