We have two today.
First, Seth Barron, associate editor of City Journal and project director of the NYC Initiative at the Manhattan Institute writes the Left has raised America’s political temperature to the boiling point.
Democrats may be horrified by today’s attempted massacre of the GOP House baseball team by an avowed progressive, but their incendiary demands for “massive resistance” since November have been an open plea for the escalation of words into violent action. The daily repetition that President Trump is an illegitimate usurper who stole the election through collusion with foreign powers has been a hypnotic incantation in search of an Oswald: a siren call for an assassin.
Read the entire column here.
And before today’s shooting took place, another City Journal column.
In the red states that elected Donald Trump and a slate of Republican governors and representatives, more and more voters feel nauseated by the crudity of Trump’s opposition. Increasingly defensive and angry, they are likely to vote Republican next time, too.
Read that column with plenty of examples, here.