Just Imagine This Headline: Live Ammo Found at Tea Party Protest
I had this story yesterday, and I purposely waited all day today to add to it — and I have to tell you, I haven’t seen it anywhere. Well, it may have been reported, but I’m telling you a big deal is not being made of this. “Police made a disturbing discovery today outside the Wisconsin state Capitol Building — dozens of rounds of live ammunition. The building has been the scene of angry protests by thousands of people over Governor Scott Walker’s proposal to curb the collective bargaining rights of state workers. Deputies found eleven rounds at one entrance to the building, 29 rounds at another, and a single bullet was discovered at a third entrance.
“University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Chief Susan Riseling says all of the bullets were hollow points — one of the most deadly kinds of ammunition. It’s not known who left them behind.” Now, imagine if this story were the same with one difference: The ammo was found on the site of a Tea Party rally. Now, let me speculate. Let’s imagine that this cache of ammo was found at a Tea Party rally. Obama would immediately give a speech. The speech would make Clinton’s Oklahoma City smears look like high praise. Talk radio would be condemned; the Unfairness Doctrine would be imposed. There would be so much pressure, a majority of Republicans would favor the move. Tea Party rallies would be identified as “clear and present dangers.”