Recently a lot of hubbub had been made about the possibility that the peaceful tea party protests and some conservative voices would stir up emotions that could lead to violence. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was even one of those sounding that alarm.
But what has gone unsaid by those same voices has been the possibility of violence against those who might take a position antithetical to that of the left.
Case and point: CNN’s Lou Dobbs. Dobbs, who has been the target of a smear campaign by the left-wing noise machine, told his radio audience on Oct. 26 that his home had been shot at three weeks earlier.
“But I want to tell you, when you talk about what they’ve done – they’ve created an atmosphere and they’ve been unrelenting in their propaganda,” Dobbs said. “Three weeks ago this morning, a shot was fired at my house where I live. My wife was standing out and that followed weeks and weeks of threatening phone calls.”
Dobbs detailed the event, the notification of law enforcement and threatening phone calls he had received after the fact.