For some months this quotation has appeared at the top of my blog's main panel. Election campaigns often become quite vicious, but this latest example from the US election campaign, which I discovered through Drudge, illustrates perfectly the dangers of allowing strong views to overflow into what one must hope is simply overblown rhetoric and not a literal call for murder to take place.
What will flow from this? Outrage and gloating from one side and attempts to distance themselves from this kind of maverick activity by the other, most likely. Free speech is a wonderful thing, but this outburst is not what this is. I have made no comment about the US election so far, and plan to make very few in coming months, but what really needs to be said now is:
Think before acting
That's all for now ...