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This video is kind of eerie in light of the day’s events.

I mean, this is a situation where — I mean, people don’t — they really need to realize that the rhetoric and firing people up and, you know, even things, for example, we’re on Sarah Palin’s targeted list. But the thing is that the way that she has it depicted has the crosshairs of a gunsight over our district.

When people do that, they’ve gotta realize there’s consequences to that action.

Addendum: And then there was this.

Second addendumHere’s some material on the young man who may have saved her life.  This Kos poster also notes that he is gay, which prompted a lively thread debate as to whether that is something worth pointing out.

Meanwhile the suspect is facing five federal charges.

Palin says that the cross-hairs were “what you see on maps” and not gun-related.   Kyl is offended by the Sheriff’s remarks about Arizona bigotry.   Rand Paul reminds us that people kill people and not guns.  However, an anonymous Republican Senator is calling for a change of tone.

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