It’s always a dangerous bit of hyperbole to say that someone has “blood on his hands.” Instead of pointing the finger at the actual killer of abortionist George Tiller, choice activists accused pro-lifers of having the doctor’s blood on their hands. When the Senate failed to pass gun-control legislation, anti-gun activists said that NRA president Wayne La Pierre had the blood of the Newtown kindergartners on his hands. When four Americans were assassinated in Benghazi, some conservatives accused President Barack Obama of having their blood on his own hands.
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