McCain/palin rallies "whipping around anger that could really lead to some violence"

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    McCain/Palin Rallies: "Kill Him!"; "Traitor!", "Terrorist!"; "N*gger!"



    Former Reagan Advisor David Gergen: McCain/palin rallies "whipping around anger that could really lead to some violence"

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    GERGEN: Yes. There is this -- I think one of the most striking things we've seen now in the last few days. We've seen it in the Palin rallies. We saw it at the McCain rally today. And we saw it to a considerable degree during the rescue package legislation.

    There is this free floating sort of whipping around anger that could really lead to some violence. I think we're not far from that.

    COOPER: Really?

    GERGEN: I think it's so -- well, I really worry when we get people -- when you get the kind of rhetoric that you're getting at these rallies now. I think it's really imperative that the candidates try to calm people down. And that's why I've argued not only because of the question of the ugliness of it.
     
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    Wait, white people don't act like this.
     
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    :eusa_eh: Scary!
     
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    Why not? Is it reserved behavior for only those of color?
     
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    I think he was being sarcastic.
     
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    No, it's behavior reserved for extremists.

    Don't use sarcasm. Some conservatives don't understand.
     
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    I don't.
     
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    Yep. She, btw.
     
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    I was at an Obama rally and heard Kill Whitey...I was scared for my saftey
     
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    Woops! Sorry! :redface: At least I got the other part right.
     

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