When assassination became a fetid GOP punchline
In remarks that would have once been considered shocking, Senator Richard Burr joked about the assassination of Hillary Clinton. Then he said his comments were “inappropriate.” Imagine his kind words when someone is dead.
In 1963, fliers accusing President John F. Kennedy of “betraying the Constitution” and declaring he was “Wanted for Treason” were distributed in Dallas days before his fateful trip. In times of uncontained political discontent, it is reckless to toss more fuel onto an inferno.
Source: GOP “jokes” speak of bullets, not ballots – The Boston Globe