A few months ago, US Homeland Security Director Janet Napalitano put out a report warning against the threat of domestic terrorism. She and the report were written off as hysterics by the left, even those the report itself was commissioned during former President Bush's administration.
Now, what do we have? An abortion provider is murdered at church and now the Holocaust Museum is attacked and a security gaurd killed. Today, Shepard Smith of Fox News blasted folks who email in to his show and asking them to turn down the rhetoric; it's becoming dangerous. It makes me wonder, why does he continue to work there? His colleagues are calling Obama a socialist, a Marxist, abortion probiders baby killers, people of Latin descent "illegals," regardless of their status, and the list could clearly go on.
We all want public discourse, most of us want to hear all sides, but the inflammatory nature of the commentary could (and potentially is) causing irreparable damage. How then, do we turn down the rhetoric?
Watch Smith address the commentary on his show (From Talking Points Memo):