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March 25, 2010

Right Wing Violence: Republican House Leader's Campaign Office SHOT At Update: Cantor Viceo And Republican Congresswoman Recives Voice Mail Threat

The narrative takes a hit.

Republican Rep. Eric Cantor's Richmond campaign office was shot at Wednesday night, Fox News has learned, the latest in a rash of apparent threats and acts of intimidation against members of Congress.

Most of the threats so far have been reported by Democrats, but Cantor -- the No. 2 Republican in the House -- is one of about 10 lawmakers who has asked for increased security protection, Fox News has learned. As a member of the House leadership, U.S. Capitol Police already provide Cantor with a security detail around the clock, but he has asked for more security.

As House Republican whip, Cantor is the highest elected Jewish politician in the country.

The story says it was last night but on air, FNC just said it was Monday night.

Just a reminder about the DNC's history of Jew baiting when it comes to Cantor.

So, will the media ignore this and stick with their "Tea Baggers" are dangerous line or just drop the whole thing, what with the inconvenient fact that the most dangerous thing to happen so far was aimed at a Republican?

I'm sure the Jurnolist is ablaze trying to figure out the party line at this very moment.

Update: Congresswoman Jean Schmidt of OH receives a lovely call. Doesn't sound like the caller is your average Sarah Palin voter.

Below the fold, video of Cantor's statement.


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