Tweet of the Day: GOP death wish predux

Yesterday, it was the liberal masses that were wishing death to Republicans and presumably anyone who voted for a Republican in the midterms, regardless of whether he was a white male, a woman (45% of whom voted Republican), Hispanic (34% for GOP), black (9%), or Asian (48%).

Today, it is a lib “celebrity” in the person of actress Ellen Barkin and a look back to the 2012 elections, which suggest that what is new (viz., a loathing for those who disagree with your political views that is so intense that you pray that a tropical storm will carry them out to sea) is old:


Which prompted this reaction:

HighwayStarrrr’s point is well-taken so long as you replace the word racist — a kneejerk liberal catchall for all sins of the flesh — with something more apt (think: ugly or mean-spirited). Barkin has gotten two years older since her illiberal post but clearly no wiser:

(h/t Twitchy)

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.


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