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April 26, 2007

Threatening To Assassinate A President Is The Highest Form Of Patriotism

A particularly forward-leaning member of the reality based community was arrested for sticking a rifle in a Republican official's face and threatening to assassinate Bush -- if he didn't go along with Reid's and Pelosi's timetables on war funding.

Matthew Hunter Kramer, 31, did not resist officers who arrested him on a warrant issued after the April 3 confrontation at state Republican Party offices in Las Vegas. It wasn’t clear why he was not arrested earlier.

It's clearer to me -- lefties are allowed to do this, because to arrest them is to "chill their right to free assassination." You have to be very sure of yourself to overcome that burden.

In the aftermath of the Cho shooting -- with the media searching far and wide for similar ratings-boosting madmen-with-guns stories -- you'd imagine that maybe they'd be interested in this one.

And yet, for reasons unfathomable, no, not so much. The "guns are bad" narrative -- which they love -- is, alas, offset by a competing narrative they're not quite so big on.


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