First Violence in Health-care Backlash: Trashing Office of Jewish Rep (Hey, It's Just Coincidence)

First they went after the blacks.

‘Tea party’ protesters accused of spitting on lawmaker, using racial slurs (Washington Post)

Then they went after the gays.

Tea Partyers Call Frank a ‘Fa**ot’ (The Advocate)

Then they started shouting down pro-life Catholics.

Lawmaker acknowledges shouting out ‘baby-killer’ during Stupak floor speech (The Hill)

Then they trashed the district office of a Red-State Democratic lawmaker, who just happened to be Jewish.

Rep. Giffords’ Tucson office vandalized after health care vote (Arizona Daily Star)

But I’m sure it was just a coincidence.

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J.J. Goldberg

J.J. Goldberg

Jonathan Jeremy “J.J.” Goldberg is editor-at-large of the Forward, where he served as editor in chief for seven years (2000-2007).

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