All weekend we’ve been hearing more and more about the unsettling news of the recent Arizona shootout involving and estranged gunmen that left U.S. Rep Gabrielle Giffords in critical condition plus a handful of others wounded.
Today we’re examining the reactions of people all over America who are now trying to figure out exactly what took place, who is the one to blame and if this leads to any other suspicious activity within our government.
Shortly after the news broke out early Saturday morning that Giffords had been shot at a congressional event in her district, observers began noting that she had, during the campaign, literally been Sarah Palin’s target. But a Palin aide is now explaining that it was all a misunderstanding: the infamous image was never meant to evoke guns or violence. Read more by clicking on the link below. How do you feel? Is there some sort of correlation between it all?
As you know, all of this is about to kick off a debate in this country about how responsible for right wing political violence are Republicans like Sarah Palin and others who are trying to ride the Tea Party to political power. Tea Partiers will say that this is the act of a lunatic and that it has no connection to politics at all. But we want to know what you think of the aftermath of the situation?
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