As the nation remembers the Oklahoma City bombing on its 15th anniversary, the left seizes the opportunity to link Timothy McVeigh to conservative protesters, today. This is a tactic, Bill Clinton had some success with.
John from Powerline reports:
Bill Clinton appeared at a symposium on the bombing sponsored by a left-wing think tank and linked the mad bomber to today’s opponents of the Democrats’ radical agenda.
Just before the symposium, in an interview with the New York Times, Clinton elaborated on the theme:
“There can be real consequences when what you say animates people who do things you would never do,” Mr. Clinton said in an interview, saying that Timothy McVeigh, who carried out the Oklahoma City bombing, and those who assisted him, “were profoundly alienated, disconnected people who bought into this militant antigovernment line.” …
Rush Limbaugh is having none of it, and reminds listeners what it was that inspired Timothy McVeigh to commit his terrorist act…hint: it wasn’t talk radio:
Via Weasel Zippers: