In the wake of the Tucson massacre which killed 6 people and left 13, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords grievously wounded Democrats put out the word that it was the tone that Republicans like Sarah Palin engaged in ("targeted" Dems for defeat) that created a climate where violence was encouraged.
In the Tucson memorial President Obama warned that we must "make sure that we are talking with each other in a way that heals, not a way that wounds."
When Rush Limbaugh called contraceptive activist Sandra Fluke a "prostitute" Obama famously said “All decent folks can agree, that the remarks that were made don’t have any place in the public discourse."
Apparently the standard for civility that Obama frequently demands from the right does not apply when it comes to his allies. In the Wisconsin recall controversy the violent rhetoric "Walker Dead or
Now that the 18 month effort to overturn the democratic decision of Wisconsin voters in 2010 has utterly failed the haters are coming out of the woodwork. Here's what is happening on Twitter among those upset by the loss in Tuesday's recall:
@__SupaMcNASTY__There is much more violent and racist rhetoric on display here.
KILL SCOTT WALKER KILL SCOTT WALKER KILL SCOTT WALKER KILL SCOTT WALKER KILL SCOTT WALKER KILL SCOTT WALKER! Ole Bitch Ass Pig Ass Nigga!!!!
Where are Obama and the Civility Police when all there threats are being made? Absolutely silent! Will they be called on by the media to denounce these criminals or will the matter simply be ignored? We know the answer. But that won't stop them from leaping in unison to denounce Rush Limbaugh next time he says a nasty word about one of their own!