Sharron Angle is fighting back against the accusations that Tea Party rhetoric caused a violent atmosphere that contributed to the shooting of Rep. Giffords this weekend.
“Finger-pointing towards political figures is an audience-rating game and contradicts the facts as they are known — that the shooter was obsessed with his twisted plans long before the Tea Party movement began,” Angle said in a statement.
“I condemn all acts of violence,” Angle added. “The despicable act in Tucson is a horrifying and senseless tragedy, and should be condemned as a single act of violence, by a single unstable individual.”
She also called the attempt to use the attacks as a way “to infringe upon the people’s Constitutional liberties” a move “both dangerous and ignorant.”