Giffords Shooting: Environmentalists in Crosshairs
The Tea Partiers said “If ballots don’t work, bullets will.”
Today, Arizona Democrat Gabrielle Giffords was cut down by a gunman at a “Congress On Your Corner” event at a Tuscon Safeway. Federal Judge John Roll was killed in the same incident, along with a 9-year-old girl. Giffords is in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head, but her surgeon is optimistic for her recovery. Nine other are reported injured.
Giffords’ opponent, Kathy Kelly, had a “Get on Target for Victory” fundraiser that involved firing an M16.
Sarah Palin had also “targeted” Gifford, using crosshairs on a map. In response to today’s shooting, Palin posted on Facebook: “My sincere condolences are offered to the family of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of today’s tragic shooting in Arizona.”