Today’s extreme vilification of the right paves the way for violence

An important reaction to Wednesday morning’s shooting of Republican politicians playing baseball in Virginia came from Congressman Rodney Davis:

“We can have policy differences but when you see rhetoric and stories about how policies are killing people, this could be a result of that,” he said on television.

Davis, a Republican from Illinois, was there on the field when it happened, appearing as a first-hand witness on Fox News.