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Sunday, April 18, 2004
 
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Ah yes, Limbaugh's (and others like him) rants have inspired more death threats.... I'm shocked.

This makes at least four such incidents that I can recall off the top of my head:
1) A crazed Limbaugh listener shoots at the Clinton Whitehouse with an Assault Weapon through the Pennsylvania Ave fence. He is subdued by a civilian passerby.

2) Timothy Mc Veigh lists Rush as one of his favorite shows.

3) Senator Thomas Daschle's family receives death threats at their home after Rush calls Daschle a traitor.

4) 9/11 commission member Jamie Gorelick has received threats since John Ashcroft selectively declassified a memo from 1995, authored by then Asst. Attorney General Gorelick meant to help clarify existing policy regarding the sharing of intelligence between the FBI and CIA.


In her defense, Gorelick notes: "This is not a basis for resignation [from the commission]," she said, noting that Ashcroft's own deputy ratified the [same exact god-damned] memorandum in August 2001. (empahsis mine:))

Aside from being a huge hypocite, Ashcroft should be tried for perjury in regards to other testimony he gave the commission... but that's another post.
 
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