1. Dan already posted this, but it bears repeating because it's a perfect example of what we are talking about when we are talking about inflammatory rhetoric: "We are looking into the face of Satan himself" when Sarah Palin is attacked.
3. From the Great State of Maine, where I was born:
Newly-elected Maine Governor Paul LePage (R) didn’t mince words when confronted about comments from the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) that his actions show a pattern of indifference to blacks. In fact, he had a message for the group: “Tell ‘em to kiss my butt.”