Item: Democratic Assemblyman Arrested After Allegedly Threatening to Shoot Fellow State Representative
Item: Va. lawmaker who brandished AK-47 during legislative session was disbarred following assault, death threat
These are not your average Democrat-in-the-street. These are elected representatives,
for whom your average Democrat-in-the-street voted for and put into positions of power and authority.
The fact is that everything the Democrats and "progressives" think about Republicans and "conservatives" is the result of psychological projection. This is a core cause of the Democrat's excessive, paranoid fear of guns, and their unthinking terror when considering economic freedom in general.
In fact, "conservatives" are more able to understand the motivations of "progressives" than "progressives" are able to understand "conservative's" motivations. This is the plain implication of Jon Haidt's research
If Democrats and "progressives" (which, by the way, includes the overwhelming majority of people working in journalism) want to find the greater part of the problem with political discord today, they need to consult the closest mirror.