New York Democrat delegate Julia Rodriguez told a reporter on camera that if she encountered GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, she “would like to kill him.” The secret service is “looking into it” and promises to take “appropriate follow-up measures.”
Just don’t expect those follow-up measures to amount to anything.
Johnny Logan Spencer Jr., who happens to be White, posted a “poem” back in 2007 describing the assassination of an unnamed – though it had to be Obama – leader and was charged with making threats against the President and threatening to kill or injure a major candidate for the office of the President, convicted, and was sentenced to nearly three years in federal prison.
Don’t expect anything even remotely similar to happen to Rodriguez. Different and much lower thresholds and expectations of acceptable behavior apply when it’s Brown on White and the concern is much less when it’s a Republican being threatened by a Democrat – even when one threat is merely a poem and the other is a direct threat of assassination.
Don’t expect the lamestream media to make much of this either as it would interfere with the message they been given for publication. A duly appointed delegate to the Democratic National Convention actually threatening the Republican Nominee’s life isn’t and can’t be allowed to be newsworthy enough to more than mention and move quickly and silently away from.
And, if you’re considering waiting for some denouncement of Rodriguez by the Democrats, Liberals, or Progressives, I’d strongly suggest thinking in terms of geologic time because it ain’t happening soon. On the other hand, here’s a simple picture that will set them off like an IED:
Obama Looks Good From Here
That’s a reasonably well done bit of photoshopping. The lighting / contrast in the reticle is off and the cross-hairs are skewed and not the right type for that model of scope but, overall, it’s a fairly decent job of image manipulation. The composition is certainly entertaining and for a variety of reasons, not the least of which being that the only sniper that could be in the position shown would be one of the Secret Service personnel assigned as overwatch for the event.
NOTE: For you Liberals who are terrified by such an image and see it as threat to your messiah, my local US Secret Service Field Office can be contacted at (718) 840-1000. Feel free to report me.