Guardian Calls for Assassination

Linking to this is probably pointless, since Drudge and Instapundit have linked to it already, but the Guardian newspaper in Britain has published a column that ends with a call for the assassination of President Bush.

On November 2, the entire civilised [sic] world will be praying, praying Bush loses. And Sod’s law dictates he’ll probably win, thereby disproving the existence of God once and for all. The world will endure four more years of idiocy, arrogance and unwarranted bloodshed, with no benevolent deity to watch over and save us. John Wilkes Booth, Lee Harvey Oswald, John Hinckley Jr – where are you now that we need you?

Note the presumably unintended irony of calling for assassination and ruing bloodshed in the same sentence.

Remind me again why the left believes itself morally superior to the right. I’m having trouble remembering.

Addendum: The Daily Ablution, a British blog that was one of the very first blogs ever to link to mine (a fond memory), has contact information for the assassination advocate and his “editor.”

Hat tip: Tim Blair.

Addendum 2: reports on the blogging community’s response to the Guardian article and an apology from the article’s author.

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