from Media Watch

“If there is retributive justice,” Senator Jesse Helms ” will get AIDS from a transfusion or one of his grandchildren will get it.” Nina Totenberg from NPR, Broadcaster of the Year in 1998

“I hear about Tony Snow (has cancer) and say to myself, well, stand up every day, lie to the American people at the behest of your dictator-esque boss and ,well, how could cancer NOT grow in you.” Huffington Post blogger Charles Karel Bouley

“Vote Republican and you vote to enable George Bush to keep ruling as emporer- a retarded child emporer, but an emporer.” HBO’s Real Time host Bill Maher

About Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: “I hope his wife feeds him lots of eggs and butter and he dies like many black men do, of heart disease” Syndicated columnist Julianne Malveaux

from HKO

Why is the phrase “mean spirited” only associated with the right when the left spews such venom. The above is just a small sampling. Endless example are available at Media Reserach Center. ( See recommended sites). The same pundits who spout such hateful speech then berate the degeneration and tone of our political discourse.