UPDATE ~ July 31, 2008 - The Anniston Star opines Hate speech on display: Lesson we must learn. They write
All three are prominent right-wing radio talkers; O'Reilly and Hannity appear on the radio in addition to shows on Fox News. Similarly, all three employ war-like rhetoric in waging their ideological battles against those who do not toe the conservative line. All put opponents into a corner with nicknames such as "pinhead," "loon" and "moron."
Hannity's books equate liberals with terrorists and despots. Needless to point out, Savage equates liberalism with mental illness.
On the day police were announcing his book was in the hands of a deranged man, O'Reilly came forth with a typical comment on Fox News. "The far left," O'Reilly said, "wants open border anarchy and condemns the feds for enforcing immigration law, even though it protects aliens from brutal employers. That's how extreme the far left movement is."
Clearly, one person took all this ugly language seriously enough to take up arms.