Paul Krugman said of Sarah palin’s target map which she posted on her Facebook page:
All of this goes far beyond politics as usual…you’ll search in vain for anything comparably menacing, anything that even hinted at an appeal to violence, from members of Congress, let alone senior party officials….to find anything like what we’re seeing now you have to go back to the last time a Democrat was president.
The ladies on The View condemned the violent imagery, as well, with Joy Behar wheezing, “it looks like an “Al Qaeda Christmas card!…”
Verum Serum has discovered, as shocking and dismaying as it is, that Democrats have used a “menacing” target Strategy map, too. This one even uses blatant militaristic language - “behind enemy lines”, the horror!:
I have an idea for Republicans and Democrats. Instead of the super-scary, menacing graphics, how about something a bit kinder and gentler…. something that won’t inspire violence from the populous…
For the Dems, I suggest something along these lines:
For Republicans, how about this?:
Let’s hope and pray they take my advice. Together we can put an end to menacing imagery on maps.
Hat tip: Weasel Zippers