Just this time, OK?
It would be very comforting to be able to blame Sarah Palin for the horrible Arizona shootings, but it would seem a little hypocritical since we always say you can’t blame rock stars and their crazy songs for various teen tragedies that are often ascribed to them by right wingers.
As civil libertarians, we have to be brave and admit that it wasn’t Palin who pulled the trigger!
The grinning guy was a mentally disturbed person with bad grammar and he would clearly have gone haywire without much help from warped icons.
But does that let Palin off the hook for violent imagery and hate tactics?