Now that we can look back on the Randi Rhodes incident with some clarity - BTW, that's a serious head tilt - it's actually kind of funny to read some of the reasonable explanations for her injuries:
Over at Rhodes' official messageboard, more than a few suspected a "Nazi Brownshirt" attack. "If you've watched The Sopranos you know how easy (and cheap) it is to buy that kind of hit," one intoned darkly. "IF this was a political hit from Blackwater or whoever, there is going to be the wrath of G-d on the perpetrators," another added. The proprietor of TalkingRadio wailed, "These whack jobs appear determined to whatever it takes to silence the opposing point of view." And a visitor to Think Progress, the blog of the Center For American Progress -- a self-declared "nonpartisan organization" paradoxically fighting against the "Radical Right-Wing Agenda" -- posited Rhodes was "probably beaten up by some nutball in the Mallkin [sic] Mongoloid Mafia...that's the type of viscous [sic] rabid people they are."
When it was suggested that perhaps assigning blame before having all (any) of the facts might be a bit premature, an angry commenter at Watching the Watchers -- "Independent Media Criticism That Bites"
(presumably they mean "With Bite") -- snarled that there was "no reason not to suspect conservatives."
What's funny about it is that conservatives brought this kind of reasonable criticism down on their own heads when they started using vicious name-calling like "Hildabeast," and "The Goracle."
What's really funny about it is that these narcissistic morons think anyone cares what Randi Rhodes, or any member of the unhinged super-left, has to say. "Oooh. We're so important that people are trying to silence us." In their own heads they actually seem to believe they are some kind of vanguard of a populist revolution. It's so sad...and funny.