This Is Intolerable

[Content Note: Violent imagery and rhetoric.]

[Tweet includes image of an effigy of Hillary Clinton with a noose around the neck.]

[Tweet includes images of sexist and racist t-shirts being sold at a Trump rally.]

I shared some other recent examples of this heinousness on Monday.

In the New York Times, there is a story about some number of Trump supporters who are either calling for or predicting violent revolution if Hillary Clinton wins.
Jared Halbrook, 25, of Green Bay, Wis., said that if Mr. Trump lost to Hillary Clinton, which he worried would happen through a stolen election, it could lead to "another Revolutionary War."

"People are going to march on the capitols," said Mr. Halbrook, who works at a call center. "They're going to do whatever needs to be done to get her out of office, because she does not belong there."

"If push comes to shove," he added, and Mrs. Clinton "has to go by any means necessary, it will be done."
The media have a lot to account for this election, when it comes to their coverage of Clinton. Among them, and at the top of the list, is their manifest refusal to simply debunk this absurd idea that the United States will become an apocalyptic hellscape if she's elected. The proliferation of this narrative came long before the "rigged" horseshit, and it was within that context that the "rigged" narrative took hold.

It's unfathomable how dangerously irresponsible the corporate media have been during this election.

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