Six dead, a dozen more injured. The target of the attack – Democratic congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot in the head.
Giffords was one of twenty Democratic politicians targeted by Sarah Palin on her website, using an image with rifle crosshairs. It could, of course, be coincidence that this image –
– with Cliffords’ name on it, (4th down on left, click image to enlarge) was taken down from Palin’s website immediately after the congresswoman was shot.
Palin’s reaction to the shooting:
My sincere condolences are offered to the family of Rep Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of today’s tragic shooting in Arizona.
On behalf of Todd and my family, we all pray for the victims and their families, and for peace and justice.
Yet more evidence of the sickness endemic in America and its politics today.
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