Before you criticize someone you should walk a mile in their shoes, that way when you do criticize them you'll be a mile away and you'll have their shoes.
If Giffords had been a Republican, none of this would be going on right now. People would have had time to grieve and to let law enforcement sort things out. Then when it was known he was seriously mentally ill, which is obvious from all his ramblings, that would have been the end of it for a while. Of course it will come up time and time again in the future with speculations about his political affiliations, but it wouldn't be happening right now.
The Dems just couldn't stop themselves from immediately making it political with absolutely no facts.
For them to ask us to tone it down now, only puts fuel on the flame. I'm not about to sit down and shut up so that they get a pass.
Catawa is my favorite bleeding heart liberal.
Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.
Alexis de Tocqueville