The shooting in at a Tucson political meeting Saturday was abhorrent. We are praying for the injured and the families of those who died.
And for the young man who thought this was somehow an answer to our nation's problems.
Gabrielle Giffords did nothing to deserve this or any violent attack. I don't know a lot about the Arizona congresswoman, but in briefly reviewing her web site, I'm struck by the fact that she has been driving a campaign for fiscal restraint, including reducing Congressional pay. At the moment, I see her as one of the good guys. But even people like Barney Frank and Charlie Rangel do not deserve to be attacked violently.
It seems that the shooter is possibly a deranged conspiracy theorist. Unfortunately, there are times when the lines blur between some of these folks and legitimate political advocates. Although I've heard that there are some that are already pointing fingers at conservative organizations as if they are [...]