Equivalency Olympics Event One: Political Violence, Incitements, Threats, Celebrations
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Please limit your examples to the last thirty years (1988-2018). Let's leave Weathermen bombings and lynchings (not equivalent, btw, esp where lives lost are concerned) out of it...winner (least culpable party/group) will be determined by a group of independent voters, and a donation to the winning party (or a group aligned with it). Winner will NOT be determined by the total number of entries. Good luck!Democrats, liberals, left-wing groups & individuals (examples of political violence by these groups/individuals, incitements to violence, threats, celebrations of it)Republicans, conservatives, right-wing groups & individuals (examples of political violence by these groups/individuals, incitements to violence, threats, celebrations of it)
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Nancy Griffith holding severed head of TrumpOklahoma City bombing, 168 killed, including children
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Eric Holder: "When they go low, we kick them"Pittsburg synagogue mass shooting, 11 killed
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Maxine Waters: "If you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, in a department store, at a gasoline station, you get out and you create a crowd, and you push back on them!"Charleston, SC church mass shooting, 9 killed
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen hounded from a Mexican restaurant in Washington amid cries of “Shame!”Donald Trump's response to Maxine Waters, says she "called for harm to supporters, of which there are many, of the Make America Great Again movement," then adds "Be careful what you wish for, Max!"
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Mitch McConnell confronted in a restaurant by an angry man who pounds his fists on the table where McConnell is sitting, takes McConnell's doggy bag, throws it in the streetDonald Trump calls Democrats "treasonous" for not standing during his State of the Union address
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Left-wing activist opens fire on Republican Congressmen practicing for the annual Congressional baseball game, wounds one Congressmen, two policeWhite supremacist tries to get into a black church in Kentucky, is denied, goes to a grocery store and kills two African-Americans there instead. When confronted by a white bystander, he says "I'm white, you're white; if you don't shoot me, I won't shoot you"
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Sarah Huckabee Sanders asked to leave a restaurant by its owner b/c of Trump administration policiesFervent Trump supporter sends pipe bombs to at least thirteen prominent Democrats, Trump critics
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1,371,285 abortions in 1988; 1,396,658 abortions in 1989; 1,429,247 abortions in 1990; 1,388,937 abortions in 1991; 1,359,145 abortions in 1992100,000+ Americans die each year from pollution as a result of Republican environmental and other policies. These are actual human beings, not potential ones; over the course of thirty years, that's 3+ million actual people dead..
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Carlos Bayon, angered about Trump immigration policies, leaves threatening messages for Republican Congressmen, a raid on his home reveals 200 rounds of ammunition, receipts for an assault rifle and handgun and books with titles such as “How to create a foolproof new identity,” “Middle Eastern Terrorist Bomb Designs” and “Silent But Deadly,” instructions for making homemade silencers.Montana Congressman body slams a news reporter
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Hillary Clinton compares Republicans to terrorists: "Now, extreme views on women, we expect that from some of the terrorist groups, we expect that from people who don’t want to live in the modern world, but it’s a little hard to take from Republicans.”Trump praises Montana Congressman for violence, says "Never wrestle him, "any guy that can do a body slam, he's my guy."
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Dianne Feinstein compares family separation policies to the Nazi, compares border detention centers to concentration campsTrump retweets animation of Hillary Clinton getting hit in the back of the head with a football, falling down
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Ecoterrorists have committed more than 2,000 crimes and have caused $110M worth of property damage since 1979Ecoterrorists have not killed a single person in the United States, ever, yet the Bush administration used the Patriot Act more against environmental groups than Muslim extremists, white supremacists, and anti-abortion terrorists combined.
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