Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Targeting Democrats and Republicans

John at Verum Serum has taken up the challenge raised by Paul Krugman in Memo to Paul Krugman and Rep. Van Hollen: My Search Was Not in Vain (Updated)

Each of the cross-hairs represents a Democrat from a conservative district who voted in favor of health reform. Immediately after highlighting the map, Krugman wrote:
All of this goes far beyond politics as usual…you’ll search in vain for anything comparably menacing, anything that even hinted at an appeal to violence, from members of Congress, let alone senior party officials….to find anything like what we’re seeing now you have to go back to the last time a Democrat was president.

Here's the offending map:

And there's this map from the Democratic Leadership Committee website:

And another map showing "targeted Republicans", just for good measure.

Read the whole thing.

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