Cognitive Dissonance

"Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!" - Allen Ginsberg

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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, one of those targets on the map, was gunned down today as she met with constituents in a Safeway parking lot. At least six others have died. She was shot in the head at very close range. She is currently in surgery, as of 1:30 p.m. MST.
This is Rep. Giffords:

Her office was vandalized during the health care debate. She received numerous threats. 
Here she is talking about the threats she received:




When are we going to say that rhetoric like “second amendment remedies” and crosshairs on a map are attached to events like this?
I think now is the time.

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, one of those targets on the map, was gunned down today as she met with constituents in a Safeway parking lot. At least six others have died. She was shot in the head at very close range. She is currently in surgery, as of 1:30 p.m. MST.

This is Rep. Giffords:

Her office was vandalized during the health care debate. She received numerous threats. 

Here she is talking about the threats she received:

When are we going to say that rhetoric like “second amendment remedies” and crosshairs on a map are attached to events like this?

I think now is the time.

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  1. chichikov reblogged this from cognitivedissonance and added:
    legit disgusted and upset right now. brb, gonna go check ontd_politics for the first time in ages.
  2. thesoupofthedayiswhiskey reblogged this from cognitivedissonance and added:
    An extremely seconded “=/” This isn’t even close to acceptable. Free speech is one thing, but when your free speech has...
  3. quoms-190514 reblogged this from cognitivedissonance and added:
    and we inch inexorably closer to the violent conflict that will finally destroy america that’s all i see in this some...
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