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Libtard of the Day: Matthew Yglesias (bumped)

Matthew Yglesias [1],goes over the deep end:

Random murder of civilians in order to coerce political concessions doesn’t have a great track-record. But direct action terrorist violence against abortion providers has, I think, proven to be a fairly successful tactic. Every time you murder a doctor, you create a disincentive for other medical professionals to provide these services. What’s more, you create a need for additional security at facilities around the country. In addition, the anti-abortion protestors who frequently gather near clinics are made to seem much more intimidating by the fact that the occurrence of these sorts of acts of violence.

I agree with Yglesias’ point about random violence.    Anti–abortion violence might, or might not, in theory be an effective weapon.  However in practice it is so rare as to virtually non-existent. from NARAL [2]:

OK make that eight murders since 1993.   If this represents an organized campaign of terror, it is barely detectable, and given the circa one million abortions a  year, totally ineffective.    I cite NARAL, because I assume they have no reason to understate the magnitude of anti-abortion violence.

I call for the end of all abortion related violence, and I urge Yglesias to do the same.

I ask, is Yglesias being willfully ignorant or deliberately provocative?    To wit, is Ygleaias attempting to incite a campaign of terror where none currently exists?   Is this Yglesias own ill inconcieved talking point or the White House’s.   See what the head Obamatard has to say.

Addendum:  (bump)

Attaturk, Fire Dog Lake imbides the same Kool-Aid, “They are ‘Terrorist [3].””

Sure, now let the nice man take you back to your room.