It would have really been quite refreshing and brave if she had made such a statement or expressed those thoughts instead of attacking her attackers. I hope that she can some day she may add compassion to her passion.
Sarah Palin brands media’s attacks over Arizona shooting as ‘blood libel’
Politician breaks silence on Giffords shooting and lambasts opponents with controversial choice of language
Sarah Palin today accused her opponents of manufacturing a “blood libel” by suggesting her rhetoric and campaign tactics had anything to do with the Arizona shootings.
Palin’s bizarre use of language is sure to provoke further controversy – a blood libel refers to the false claim that Jews murder children to use in religious rituals. Giffords is Jewish.