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									Sarah Palin Aide Rebecca Mansour: Our Crosshairs Map Had Nothing To Do With Violence Or Guns




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                                                       WASHINGTON -- Shortly after news broke that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) had been shot at a congressional event in her district,
                                                       observers began noting that she had, during the campaign, literally been Sarah Palin's target. But a Palin aide is now explaining
                                                       that it was all a misunderstanding: the infamous image was never meant to evoke guns or violence.

                                                       Palin's "Take Back the 20" campaign (the website has been taken down since the shooting) called on Americans to vote       out of office
     Democrats from conservative districts who had voted for health care reform.
     On March 23, she posted an announcement about the campaign on her Facebook page, which was accompanied by an image of her targeted districts. The districts all had crosshairs over
     them, which are usually associated with gun sights.

     But SarahPAC staffer Rebecca Mansour, who has been tweeting         in defense of her boss since the tragedy took place, is stating that the crosshairs were never intended to be gun
     sights.

     "We never ever, ever intended it to be gun sights," she said in an interview with talk radio host Tammy Bruce Saturday. "It was simply crosshairs like you'd see on maps."
     Bruce suggested that they could, in fact, be seen as "surveyor's symbols." Mansour added that "it never occurred to us that anybody would consider it violent" and called any attempts to
     politicize the Arizona tragedy "repulsive."

     The suggestion that the symbols were related to guns seemed to come, however, from Palin herself. On March 23, Palin tweeted to her supporters a note about the aforementioned
     Facebook message, writing, "Commonsense Conservatives & lovers of America: 'Don't Retreat, Instead - RELOAD!' Pls see my Facebook page." And as Politico's Jonathan Martin points
     out, in November Palin boasted about defeating 18 of the 20 members on her "bullseye" list.
     Of the 20 districts targeted by Palin, Giffords and Rep. Nick Rahall (D-W.V.) were the only two candidates to win over her PAC's chosen Republicans.




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     ChicagoBlackRainbowWomen 7 minutes ago (4:42 PM)
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     Sister sara and her minions are so stupid that they think we all are. They need to ovn up to the vitriol before we can get past it. Sick of this both
     parties term being used. IT THE GOTPs cross to bear and they need to bear it.
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     sean62965 24 minutes ago (4:26 PM)
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     They look like gun sights. I've never seen a map with crosshairs on them.
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     ceciboloca 24 minutes ago (4:25 PM)
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     I am wondering why you are so backed up with the pending comments. I took the time to post twice more than 3 hours ago....
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     Bystander 25 minutes ago (4:25 PM)
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     In 2008 at a rally in Philadelph-ia, Obama said, “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun.” I don't recall any outrage over this
     statement.-..because reasonable people did not take it literally. Liberals are not, however, reasonable people when similar statements are made
     by conserviat-ives, such as Sarah Palin. We're disappoint-ed, but not surprised.
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              ChicagoBlackRainbowWomen 6 minutes ago (4:43 PM)
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              Yup he said it, but it was the GOTP who followed through with it.
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     Elder William Mccoy II 26 minutes ago (4:23 PM)
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     But she should be smart enough to admit that nuts could get the wrong idea....
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     Willemaq 28 minutes ago (4:21 PM)
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     Whether or not a case can be made against Palin regarding this particular violent act, (and I'm not saying that it can't) Palin and her ilk have
     contribute-d greatly to the current climate of violence in this country. A climate which has resulted in the deaths of six innocent people including a
     9 year-old little girl and the wounding of a dozen or so others including a sitting US congresswo-man who found herself in the half-gover-nor's
     rhetorical crosshairs-.
     Palin's motivation is obviously financial but the consequenc-es of the poison that she spews for $100,000 a pop are all too real and all too tragic.

     I for one hope that at every future overpaid Sarah Palin speech, someone holds up a photo of little 9 year-old Christina Greene. Maybe (if
     nothing else can) that just might persuade Ms. Palin to consider the imagery of her words a little more carefully.
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              dottyeb 18 minutes ago (4:31 PM)
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              Good idea, except that her "events" are attended by very carefully selected "guests", and anyone that is not one of her "sheeple" is not
              allowed in. If they were by chance to slip through her highly paid security, an action of holding up Christina Greene's photo would be
              cause for her hired "thugs" to manhandle you and throw you out. That's how they do things in Alaska--re-call Miller's tactics during his
              campaign.

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     airforcevet43 29 minutes ago (4:20 PM)
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     Maybe Now the MSM will stop searching her Tweets and Facebook pages to report her nonsensica-l statements backed by fearmonger-ing
     soundbites-.
     Or will this be more of the Loud and Ignorant saying things the MSM can't get enough of?
     Hmmmm.....-I wonder
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     oafishcad 33 minutes ago (4:16 PM)
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     I didn't mean crosshairs or bullseyes when I said crosshairs and bullseyes. Typical Republican-.
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     TooManyThings 39 minutes ago (4:10 PM)
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     SAD that someone so devoid of social responsibi-lity has garnered such a following. Dec. 21, 2012 seems far away.
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     talkmedown 40 minutes ago (4:10 PM)
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     I'd be feeling a little vulnerable if I were anywhere near Palin after this... where is her next speech? Canceled?
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              ComonSenseMan 22 minutes ago (4:27 PM)
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              Why? as you will see with the lack of violent retaliatio-n that clearly Violence is a Right Winged tool and not one of the Left... I know I
              know... You and Rush and beck will keep waiting for it waiting and waiting, picking up every little lead about someone who says she
              should get her's too as evidence of Left winged violence..-.. but friend... it just isn't true!
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     Doug Autekid 41 minutes ago (4:09 PM)
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     marijuana played no part in murder.

     www.facebo-ok.com/fre-e.the.leaf
     cannabis=i-ndustry.me-dicine.pea-ce.
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     jerzeyjim2 44 minutes ago (4:05 PM)
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     It becomes clearer to me with each passing decade that gun-toting right-wing extremists-, like Sarah Palin, are responsibl-e for the
     ASSASSINAT-IONS OF LIBERALS. John F. Kennedy;
     Robert F. Kennedy; Martin Luther King, Jr. And now Giffords. Why must liberals endure being killed in cold blood by right-wing extremists like
     Sarah Palin and the Tea Party ?
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     we-r-stardust 44 minutes ago (4:05 PM)
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     So why did they take it down ??
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     7dr361 46 minutes ago (4:04 PM)
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     It is to bad a weak minded righty took aim at Gabby Giffords. Was he on Palin's payroll?
     (I)
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     lw1 46 minutes ago (4:03 PM)
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     Actions on Sarah's facebook page tell a different story:

     http://slo-g.thestran-ger.com/sl-og/archive-s/2011/01/-09/stay-cl-assy-palin--supporter-s-and-cens-ors
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              talkmedown 30 minutes ago (4:19 PM)
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              recommende-d
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              Dhammi 27 minutes ago (4:22 PM)
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              OMG - I cannot believe someone would actually post that kind of language. Not very classy and very scary.
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