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Palin's use of 'blood libel' and Reagan comment in statement on Tucson shooting

Palin's use of the phrase "blood libel" has raised eyebrows. We explain the context of the phrase, and also of the quote she used by Ronald Reagan.

By Glenn Kessler  | January 12, 2011; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (252)
Categories:  Sarah Palin, issue context  
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Gunsights or surveyor symbols?

Military imagery has long been a staple of political rhetoric. But did Sarah Palin's map of targeted Democrats go too far--or are her defenders ignoring the obvious when they claim she did not put gunsights on her map?

By Glenn Kessler  | January 11, 2011; 6:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (267)
Categories:  1 Pinocchio, Sarah Palin  
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