“I fear that there’s going to be an assassination. I really worry that somebody is going to be killed, and that those who are ratcheting up the conversation… they have to realize they bear some responsibility if this elevates to violence.”
Republican Sen. Rand Paul, who had six of his ribs broken last year by a neighbor, told Kentucky radio host Leland Conway that he now fears the worst.
Today’s read is from David Harsanyi, a senior editor at The Federalist. Here’s an excerpt:
There’s nothing wrong with “fighting” in politics. We don’t need to be hypersensitive about every metaphorical overindulgence (unless it’s Donald Trump; then we must take it literally, seriously and hysterically). But the problem is that Democrats have a bad habit of acting as if every political setback they experience is caused by some act of criminality. This instigates lots people to act like a bunch of children — or worse.
Read the entire column here.