I believe that Sara Plain’s rhetoric like “don’t retreat, reload” is as incindiary as the target map she posted on her site (up until the news of Rep. Giffords’ shooting.)
Sarah Palin has posted a statement on Facebook in response to the Arizona shooting involving Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.
My sincere condolences are offered to the family of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the other victims of today’s tragic shooting in Arizona.On behalf of Todd and my family, we all pray for the victims and their families, and for peace and justice.
– Sarah Palin
She also tweeted a link to the statement with the words “On the tragedy in Arizona.”
There is no evidence at this time that the shooting of Giffords was politically motivated, but it’s grimly ironic that the candidate appeared on a map of House Democrats “targeted” by Palin in 2010.
The map controversially used actual target markers on locations these Democrats lived and listed their names.