As that great American philosopher Yogi Berra once said: It’s deja vu all over again.
When Timothy McVeigh blew up the federal building in Oklahoma City in 1995 it took the mainstream media — and other liberals — about 2 seconds to blame conservative talk radio in general and Rush Limbaugh in particular for what happened. Why?
Because conservative talk radio, they said, was too “hot.” It inflamed passions. It was too anti-government. Or as Dan Rather put it: “Even after Oklahoma City, you can turn on your radio in any city and still dial up hate talk; extremist, racist, and violent from the hosts and those who call in.”
Conservatives, in other words, created a dangerous and ultimately deadly atmosphere that either produced or at least emboldened a Timothy McVeigh – and made him think that what he was about to do was the right thing. This is what passes for the wisdom of the elite Left.
Fast forward to today. Now we have the screwball who flew his prop plane into an office building in Austin that housed the IRS. Joe Stack detested the IRS – and many other things – and this was his statement.
So who are the crazies on the Left blaming for this? If you said the Tea Party movement give yourself a gold star.
We get this from the so-called mainstream media:
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