On the one hand you have personal responsibility and the recognition that we cannot control how every person with some level of mental instability will react to the things we say. However, there is also the notion that we must control what we say BECAUSE there are those out there with some level of mental instability who may react in a certain way. At the very least, Michele Bachmann and others have been overly reckless with their rhetoric. At the very worst, Bachmann and others have purposely set out to incite this type of anger but are finding that it manifests itself in unexpected and uncontrollable ways.
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