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Terrible word this morning from Alexandria that Rep. Steve Scalise has been shot with others at a ball field in Alexandria. Almost as terrible have been some of the responses posted on the web. Left and right wing trolls alike are using this tragic event as an excuse for more partisan venom. Instead, we all should be hoping (and praying if that is your wont) for Scalise’s and others (at the time of this writing, I do not have a full list of victims) full recovery.
To those who are asking of us liberals, “Are you happy now?,” the answer is, “No we are not!” We know that democracy is absolutely dependent on the free exchange of ideas from all sides. The violent silencing of any voice, liberal, conservative, moderate alike, is a great tragedy to our nation.