Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Politics of Murder and the 'A' Word

By William Loren Katz
June 3, 2008

A week later came some imitators: Senator Clinton underscored her point that one never knows whether one's luck might take a fortuitous turn, by citing Robert Kennedy's assassination in June 1968, just two months after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Read on.


Anonymous said...

This is a very powerful message about many of the nastier elements of our nation. Cruel jokes and blatant attacks that reference assassination do ignore our dark side and show the continuous strength of racism in the media. our political candidates and beyond.

Anonymous said...

Actually, in your post, "that somebody knock off Osama, um, Obama -- well both, if we could." is not correct. The original Trotta comment was a Freudian slip: "that somebody knock off Obama, um, Osama -- well both, if we could."

Worse than you remember.

tired of this crap said...

...and in the meanwhile, you and others continue to write about the possibility of the A-word, frothing at the mouth with your hyperbolic rhetoric which, if you continue, will help flush out some crazed lunatic.

Why don't you just stop talking about it?