So Much Hate, So Few Places To Go With It

Abby Zimet

In response to the reasonably rational Fox News' Shephard Smith suggesting that the Holocaust museum shooting and his own recent mail are evidence of a growing and scary right-wing extremism, Media Matters notes, he has been pummelled by increasingly hysterical conservatives. As Paul Krugman notes here, the shrillness of these "all-American lunatics" and their only moderately more coherent cohorts alarms.

"They were warning us for a reason," notes Smith about an earlier DHS report about the rise of rightwing extremists. "It was a warning to us all.
And it appears now that they were right."

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