Do you believe the political rhetoric of the past two years is in any way responsible for the tragic shooting in Tuscon, Ariz. last week?
- No. Freedom of speech is a fundamental right in America. The shooting suspect was motivated by his own demented ideas, not by any political speech.
- - 64%
- (324 votes)
- Absolutely. The irresponsible tone of some politicians’ talk has reached the point where it is inciting people to hatred of those holding opposing viewpoints.
- - 18%
- (90 votes)
- Perhaps. There are politicians taking advantage of the situation for their own parties’ benefit, but it would not hurt for all of us to respect each other a little more and to think before we speak.
- - 18%
- (91 votes)
Total Votes: 505