Thom Hartmann on the “Becking” of America

In order to challenge the rise in violent rhetoric in America, we need to label it in a concrete and memorable way. Chip Berlet presents an attempt to do this in The Becking of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

This interview with Thom Hartmann explains the term and challenges the false frame of equivalency that attempts to paint liberals and conservatives as being equally responsible for the rise in violence in public discourse.

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