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Vitriol focus of lawmakers after Arizona shooting of Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Publié par Clifford Armion le 01/10/2011

Neela Banerjee

"Reporting from Washington A day after a gunman opened fire at a public event in Tucson hosted by Democratic U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, political vitriol was the focus among some lawmakers, and the politics surrounding the violence broke down largely along partisan lines on the Sunday morning talks shows. "Democratic members of Congress largely suggested that the shootings might have been sparked by increasingly bitter political rhetoric while Republicans described the suspected shooter, Jared Lee Loughner, as "unstable" and "deranged" without a clear link to politics. "Despite the differing interpretations, most Democrats refrained from openly accusing their political opponents, including "tea party" leaders or former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, for ratcheting up the vitriol, as many in the blogosphere have done." Read on...
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" Vitriol focus of lawmakers after Arizona shooting of Democratic Rep. Gabrielle Giffords", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2011. Consulté le 22/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/vitriol-focus-of-lawmakers-after-arizona-shooting-of-democratic-rep-gabrielle-giffords