Coulter Says Obama Is More Safe Than Bush: US Assassins Are Liberal, Communists, or Anarchists… Obama's Base
Ann Coulter explained today why conservatives are targeted in our society more so than Obama and the liberals.
…Because every presidential assassin — or attempted presidential assassin in the history of the nation has either been a liberal, a communist, an anarchist, someone on the left.
Ann Coulter appeared on the CBS Early Show, with Harry Smith to promote her new book, ‘Guilty: Liberal Victims and Their Assault on America’ on liberal “victims”:
NewsBusters has more on Coulter’s interview this morning.
Here’s the transcript:
COULTER: Everyone talking about as if Obama is at some unique risk for assassination. And as I go through in the book every presidential-
SMITH: You don’t think as an African-American, that he was at some greater risk?
COULTER: No, I do not. Because every presidential assassin — or attempted presidential assassin in the history of the nation has either been a liberal, a communist, an anarchist, someone on the left, or there were two who had no politics whatsoever unless you count John Hinckley, who is certifiably insane. So, you know, we have-
SMITH: Which goes back — which goes back to — to your basic point that everything that’s wrong with America is the left’s fault.
COULTER: No, I have — I wouldn’t have mentioned that all these presidential assassins were anarchists, communists, liberals, they were some form of, you know, basically Obama’s base, other than the fact that everyone keeps talking about Obama being at some unique risk.
Well, I’m sorry, Sean Hannity’s at greater risk. Rush Limbaugh’s at greater risk. I promise you George Bush is at greater risk. He has been physically attacked two weeks ago. There’s a book fantasizing about George Bush’s assassination. There’s a movie — a documentary fantasizing about George Bush’s assassination. And there are more hits on going Google for Obama and assassination than Bush and assassination. So maybe we can stop talking about the threat of right-wing violence in a country that is teeming with left-wing violence. At the Democratic National Convention-
UPDATE: Here is a review of Coulter’s latest book.