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Is Ted Cruz Exempt from the Giffords Standard?

As somebody who doesn’t think that there is much that is wrong with harsh rhetoric or with supposedly “dangerous” imagery, this photograph of Ted Cruz doesn’t bother me much at all. It is what it is. But you’ll forgive me if I have a hard time believing that, had its subject been President Obama or Hillary Clinton, it would have been published by the Associated Press.

Or are we now to believe that such images are only benign when they feature conservatives?

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