List of violent acts falsely attributed to Tea Party

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    "* September 2009: The discovery of hanged census-taker Bill Sparkman in rural Kentucky fueled media speculation that he’d been killed by anti-government Tea Partiers. In fact, he’d killed himself and staged his corpse to look like a homicide so his family could collect on life insurance.
    * February 2010: Joe Stack flew his small plane into an IRS building in Austin, Texas. The media immediately suggested that the anti-tax rhetoric of the Tea Party led to the attack. In fact, Stack’s suicide note quoted the Communist Manifesto.
    * That same month, a professor at the University of Alabama, Amy Bishop, shot and killed three colleagues at a faculty meeting. The gun-loving Tea Party came under immediate suspicion. But Bishop was a lifelong Democrat and Obama donor.
    * March 2010: John Patrick Bedell shot two Pentagon security officers at close range. The media went wild with speculation that a right-wing extremist had reached the end of his rope. Bedell turned out to be a registered Democrat and 9/11 Truther.
    * May 2010: New York authorities disarmed a massive car bomb in Times Square. Mayor Bloomberg immediately speculated that the bomber was someone upset about the president’s new health-care law. The media trumpeted the idea that crazed conservatives had (again, they implied) turned to violence. In fact, the perp was Faisal Shahzad, an Islamic extremist."

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    I actually find myself agreeing with you, assuming there in nothing more to the clips than you are presenting.

    My only problem is that you are a hypocrite. Your side doing exactly the same thing with no complaints from you.

    Reference the latest Michelle Bachmann debacle calling democrats terrorists. This happens with at least the same frequency as such actions against Tea partiers.

    Where is your indignation?
     
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    Uh, no, you don't see us trumpeting "THE LATEST MASS MURDERER IS A PROGRESSIVE!" within seconds of every killing.
     

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